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Welcome to Gordon ...

The city of Gordon is located in Wilkinson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gordon has a population of 1,850 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Gordon is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Gordon is within the boundaries of the (478) area code.

The ZIP code for Gordon: 31031<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gordon had an population of 1,850 people. This is a decrease of 8.28% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gordon had a population of 2,017 people (which is 21.09% of the total population of Wilkinson County). This makes Gordon the county's most populous community.

The population of Gordon represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 224th most populous community.

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

Adding Gordon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gordon 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 Gordon was

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

Communities Also Named Gordon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Gordon - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (4), Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana (2), Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Gordon ...

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

  • Milledgeville [Baldwin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milledgeville
    • Milledgeville [Baldwin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Gordon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,508 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milledgeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milledgeville<6>
  • Belvedere Manor [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belvedere Manor
    • Belvedere Manor [Jones County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Gordon
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvedere Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvedere Manor
  • Jones Acres [Jones County]
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    • Jones Acres [Jones County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Gordon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,962 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Acres
  • Gray [Jones County]
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    • Gray [Jones County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Gordon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,241 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gray
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gray<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dedrich [Wilkinson County]
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      • Dedrich [Wilkinson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Gordon
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,146 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dedrich have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dedrich
    • The Colony [Baldwin County]
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      • The Colony [Baldwin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Gordon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for The Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on The Colony
    • Jeffersonville [Twiggs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffersonville
      • Jeffersonville [Twiggs County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Gordon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 931 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffersonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeffersonville<6>
    • McIntyre [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McIntyre
      • McIntyre [Wilkinson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Gordon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 598 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McIntyre have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McIntyre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McIntyre<6>
    • Morton [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morton
      • Morton [Jones County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Gordon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 549 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
    • Irwinton [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irwinton
      • Irwinton [Wilkinson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Gordon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 546 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irwinton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irwinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irwinton<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gordon. See our Newspapers Page for Gordon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gordon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gordon. 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 Wilkinson, 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 Gordon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gordon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Gordon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gordon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gordon) 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 Gordon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GordonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gordon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8850, Longitude: -83.3338    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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