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Gibson, Louisiana

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The location of Gibson

Welcome to Gibson ...

Gibson is located in Terrebonne Parish.

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

Gibson is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Gibson: (985)

The ZIP code for Gibson: 70356<3>

Communities near Gibson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Houma   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Gibson

Thibodaux   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gibson

Located in Lafourche Parish

Morgan City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Gibson

Located in Saint Mary Parish

Patterson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Gibson

Located in Saint Mary Parish

Berwick   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Gibson

Located in Saint Mary Parish

Napoleonville   [Map]

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

Located in Assumption Parish

Amelia   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Gibson

Located in Saint Mary Parish

Morgan City Beach   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Gibson

Located in Saint Mary Parish

Brule   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Gibson

Located in Assumption Parish

Chula   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Gibson

Located in Assumption Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby 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, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Terrebonne Parish

About Louisiana

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.

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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>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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<3>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 community (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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gibson) 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 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 Gibson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gibson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.6869, Longitude: -90.9907     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gibson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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