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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.

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

We don't have a date for the establishment of Gibson.

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

Area codes for Gibson: (706) and (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 (which is 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.

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Gibson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gibson on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Gibson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 [McDuffie County]
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    • Thomson [McDuffie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Gibson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,463 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomson<8>
  • Louisville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
    • Louisville [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Gibson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,189 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<8>
  • Davisboro [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davisboro
    • Davisboro [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Gibson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davisboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davisboro<8>
  • Wrens Station [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrens Station
    • Wrens Station [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Gibson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,939 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrens Station
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wrens [Jefferson County]
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      • Wrens [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Gibson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,924 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrens<8>
    • Warrenton [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warrenton
      • Warrenton [Warren County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Gibson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrenton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrenton<8>
    • Megahee [McDuffie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Megahee
      • Megahee [McDuffie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Gibson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,031 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Megahee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Megahee
    • Dearing [McDuffie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dearing
      • Dearing [McDuffie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Gibson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 529 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dearing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dearing<8>
    • Stapletons Crossroads [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stapletons Crossroads
      • Stapletons Crossroads [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Gibson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 393 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stapletons Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stapletons Crossroads
    • Stapleton [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stapleton
      • Stapleton [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Gibson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stapleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stapleton<8>

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.

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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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gibson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gibson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GibsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gibson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2335, Longitude: -82.5955    
<7>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>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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