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Gibsonville, California

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Welcome to Gibsonville ...

Gibsonville is located in Sierra County.

Gibsonville is 5,420 feet [1,652 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Gibsonville is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Gibsonville lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Gibsonville lies within the (530) area code.

Communities near Gibsonville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Downieville   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Quincy   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Goodyears Bar   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Johnsville   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
La Porte   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Little Grass Valley   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gibsonville.

Communities Also Named Gibsonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Gibsonville - they are located in Alabama, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gibsonville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gibsonville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gibsonville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gibsonville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gibsonville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gibsonville ...

Looking for more information about Gibsonville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Gibsonville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Gibsonville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Gibsonville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Gibsonville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Sierra County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gibsonville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sierra County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gibsonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Gibsonville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gibsonville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gibsonville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7402, Longitude: -120.9088     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gibsonville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Gibsonville.