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Welcome to Gibson ...

The city of Gibson is located in Glascock County<1> and is the County Seat for Glascock County.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Gibson, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1870.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gibson has a population of 628 people<2> (see below for details).

Gibson is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Gibson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Gibson: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Gibson: 30810<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gibson had an population of 628 people. This is a decrease of 5.28% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gibson had a population of 663 people (or 21.51% of the total population of Glascock County). This makes Gibson the county's most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gibson.

Communities Also Named Gibson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 42 communities that are also named Gibson - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (4), Nebraska, New Mexico (3), New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Gibson ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gibson.

  • Thomson
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomson
    • Thomson is located in McDuffie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,463 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomson <7>
  • Louisville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Davisboro
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Wrens Station
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrens Station
    • Wrens Station is located in Jefferson County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,939 people
  • Wrens
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrens
    • Wrens is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,924 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrens <7>
  • Warrenton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrenton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warrenton
    • Warrenton is located in Warren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,707 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrenton <7>
  • Megahee
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Megahee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Megahee
    • Megahee is located in McDuffie County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,031 people
  • Dearing
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Stapletons Crossroads
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stapletons Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stapletons Crossroads
    • Stapletons Crossroads is located in Jefferson County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 393 people
  • Stapleton
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)

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 Gibson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gibson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gibson. 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 Gibson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gibson. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Gibson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gibson ...

Looking for more information about Gibson? 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 Gibson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gibson.

Adding Gibson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gibson 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 Gibson was in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

We also found Gibson in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Gibson.

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

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Glascock, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gibson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gibson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Gibson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gibson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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