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Welcome to Gamaliel ...

The city of Gamaliel is located in Monroe County<1>.

The location of Gamaliel has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gamaliel has a population of 359 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Gamaliel is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Gamaliel (for example, toward Monticello), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Gamaliel is located in the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Gamaliel: 42140<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gamaliel had an population of 359 people. This is a decrease of 4.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gamaliel had a population of 376 people. This makes Gamaliel the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 376 people, the population of Gamaliel decreased 14.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 439 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gamaliel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Gamaliel - it's located in Arkansas.

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

Communities near Gamaliel ...

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

  • Columbus Hill [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus Hill
    • Columbus Hill [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Gamaliel
    • Estimated population in 2014: 36,071 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus Hill
  • Difficult [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Difficult
    • Difficult [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Gamaliel
    • Estimated population in 2014: 14,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Difficult
  • Lafayette [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
    • Lafayette [Macon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Gamaliel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<7>
  • Tompkinsville [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tompkinsville
    • Tompkinsville [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Gamaliel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,229 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tompkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tompkinsville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Celina [Clay County]
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      • Celina [Clay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Gamaliel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,407 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Celina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Celina<7>
    • Red Boiling Springs [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Boiling Springs
      • Red Boiling Springs [Macon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Gamaliel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Boiling Springs<7>
    • Fountain Run [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountain Run
      • Fountain Run [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Gamaliel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Run
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Run<7>
    • Clementsville [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clementsville
      • Clementsville [Clay County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Gamaliel
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clementsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clementsville
    • Walnut Shade [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Shade
      • Walnut Shade [Macon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Gamaliel
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Shade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Shade
    • Boles [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boles
      • Boles [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Gamaliel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boles

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gamaliel ...

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

Adding Gamaliel to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gamaliel 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 Gamaliel was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Gamaliel on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

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The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Monroe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gamaliel.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gamaliel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Gamaliel). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gamaliel 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gamaliel) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gamaliel. 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 GamalielOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gamaliel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6397, Longitude: -85.7927       In this case, the coordinates for Gamaliel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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