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Port Gibson, Mississippi
Welcome to Port Gibson ...
The location of Port Gibson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for Port Gibson: Prt. Gibson
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Port Gibson has a population of 1,365 people<2> (see below for details).
Port Gibson was established in 1729.
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
Area codes for Port Gibson: (601) & (769)<4>
Population Details ...
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 (with a count of 1,840 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Port Gibson had an population of 1,365 people. This is a decrease of 12.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.82% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Gibson.
Communities near Port Gibson ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Port Gibson and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Port Gibson.
Communities Also Named Port Gibson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Port Gibson - it's located in New York.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Port Gibson.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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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.
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This page was last modified: 06 Mar 2019