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The location of Gibson

Welcome to Gibson ...

The city of Gibson is located in Keokuk County.

The location of Gibson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gibson has a population of 60 people<2> (see below for details).

Gibson is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Gibson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Gibson is within the boundaries of the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Gibson: 50104<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gibson had a population of 61 people. This makes Gibson the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 61 people, the population of Gibson decreased 33.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 92 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gibson had an population of 60 people. This is a decrease of 1.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 34.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

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, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gibson. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Gibson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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

Communities near Gibson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Oskaloosa   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Gibson

Located in Mahaska County

Sigourney   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Gibson

Montezuma   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Gibson

Located in Poweshiek County

Brooklyn   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Gibson

Located in Poweshiek County

New Sharon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Gibson

Located in Mahaska County

North English   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Gibson

Located in Iowa County

Victor   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Gibson

Located in Iowa County

Fremont   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Gibson

Located in Mahaska County

What Cheer   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Gibson

University Park   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Gibson

Located in Mahaska County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Keokuk County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gibson.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gibson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 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).

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<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 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gibson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gibson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4802, Longitude: -92.3920     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gibson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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