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Welcome to Port Gibson ...
Port Gibson was established in 1729.
A typical abbreviation for Port Gibson: Prt. Gibson
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Port Gibson has a population of 1,310 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Port Gibson is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Port Gibson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Port Gibson: (601) & (769)<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Gibson had an population of 1,310 people. This is a decrease of 16.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.8% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Gibson had a population of 1,567 people (or 16.32% of the total population of Claiborne County). This makes Port Gibson the county's most populous community.
The population of Port Gibson represents 0.05% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 130th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,567 people, the population of Port Gibson decreased 14.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,840 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Gibson.
Communities Also Named Port Gibson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Port Gibson - it's located in New York.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Port Gibson.
Communities near Port Gibson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Port Gibson.
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 Port Gibson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Gibson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Gibson. 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 Port Gibson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Gibson. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Port Gibson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Gibson ...
Looking for more information about Port 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 Port Gibson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Gibson.
Adding Port Gibson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Port Gibson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Port Gibson was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Port Gibson in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Port Gibson.
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