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Welcome to Gates ...

Gates is located in Gates County<1>.

Gates is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Gates lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Gates is located in the (252) area code.

The ZIP code for Gates: 27937<3>

Adding Gates to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Gates on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Gates ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Gates - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Georgia (2), Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska (2), New York (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Gates ...

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

  • Suffolk [Suffolk City]
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    • Suffolk [Suffolk City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Gates
    • Estimated population in 2019: 92,108 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suffolk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Suffolk<5>
  • Franklin [Franklin City]
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    • Franklin [Franklin City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Gates
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,967 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<5>
  • Ahoskie [Hertford County]
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    • Ahoskie [Hertford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Gates
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ahoskie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ahoskie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ahoskie<5>
  • Murfreesboro [Hertford County]
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    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Gates
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,961 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murfreesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<5>
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    • Winton [Hertford County]
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      • Winton [Hertford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Gates
      • Estimated population in 2019: 722 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winton<5>
    • Cofield [Hertford County]
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      • Cofield [Hertford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Gates
      • Estimated population in 2019: 369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cofield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cofield
    • Gatesville [Gates County]
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      • Gatesville [Gates County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Gates
      • Estimated population in 2019: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gatesville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gatesville<5>
    • Harrellsville [Hertford County]
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      • Harrellsville [Hertford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Gates
      • Estimated population in 2019: 98 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrellsville
    • Como [Hertford County]
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      • Como [Hertford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Gates
      • Estimated population in 2019: 83 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Como have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Como
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Como<5>
    • White Oak [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Oak
      • White Oak [Gates County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Gates
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gates ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gates County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gates. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Gates County: www.gatescounty.govoffice2.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Gates, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gates - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Gates). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gates or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Gates) 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 Gates. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GatesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gates. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5033, Longitude: -76.7690    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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