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Welcome to Gordon ...

Gordon is located in Claiborne Parish<1>.

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

Gordon is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Gordon: (318)

Communities Also Named Gordon ...

While we believe that this Gordon is located in Claiborne Parish, we know of another 3 Louisiana communities named Gordon. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Beauregard, Ouachita and Saint Landry Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 36 communities that are also named Gordon - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky (2), 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.

  • Homer [Claiborne Parish]
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    • Homer [Claiborne Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Gordon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homer<5>
  • Haynesville [Claiborne Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haynesville
    • Haynesville [Claiborne Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Gordon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,019 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haynesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haynesville<5>
  • Junction City [Claiborne Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
    • Junction City [Claiborne Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Gordon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 554 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction City
  • Junction City [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
    • Junction City [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Gordon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 523 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Emerson [Columbia County]
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      • Emerson [Columbia County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Gordon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerson
    • Shongaloo [Webster Parish]
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      • Shongaloo [Webster Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Gordon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 168 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shongaloo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shongaloo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shongaloo<5>
    • Lisbon [Claiborne Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lisbon
      • Lisbon [Claiborne Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Gordon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 167 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lisbon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lisbon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lisbon<5>
    • Dodge City [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodge City
      • Dodge City [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Gordon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodge City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodge City
    • Dykesville [Claiborne Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dykesville
      • Dykesville [Claiborne Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Gordon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dykesville
    • Summerfield [Claiborne Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerfield
      • Summerfield [Claiborne Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Gordon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Claiborne Parish

About Louisiana

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 Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Claiborne, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gordon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Gordon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gordon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9874, Longitude: -93.0335       In this case, the coordinates for Gordon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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