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Welcome to Gurdon ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Gurdon, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1889.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gurdon has a population of 2,100 people<2> (see below for details).
Gurdon is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Gurdon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Gurdon: (870)
The ZIP code for Gurdon: 71743<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gurdon had an population of 2,100 people. This is a decrease of 5.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.73% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gurdon had a population of 2,212 people (or 9.62% of the total population of Clark County). This makes Gurdon the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Gurdon represents 0.08% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 124th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,212 people, the population of Gurdon decreased 2.81% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,276 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gurdon.
Communities near Gurdon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gurdon.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gurdon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gurdon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gurdon. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gurdon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gurdon. See our Newspapers Page for Gurdon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gurdon ...
Looking for more information about Gurdon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Gurdon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gurdon.
Adding Gurdon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gurdon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Gurdon was on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).
We also found Gurdon in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Gurdon.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gurdon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Clark County: www.clarkcountyarkansas.com/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Sep 2023