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Gatesville, North Carolina

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The location of Gatesville

Welcome to Gatesville ...

The town of Gatesville is located in Gates County and is the County Seat for Gates County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gatesville has a population of 300 people<2> (see below for details).

Gatesville is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Gatesville: (252)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gatesville had a population of 321 people. This makes Gatesville the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 321 people, the population of Gatesville increased 14.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 281 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gatesville had an population of 300 people. This is a decrease of 6.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.76% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gatesville.

Communities Also Named Gatesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Gatesville - they are located in Alabama, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi and Texas.

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

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 Gatesville. 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 Gatesville. 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 Gatesville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gatesville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gatesville ...

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

Communities near Gatesville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ahoskie   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Gatesville

Located in Hertford County

Murfreesboro   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the West (W) of Gatesville

Located in Hertford County

Winton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the West (W) of Gatesville

Located in Hertford County

Cofield   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Gatesville

Located in Hertford County

Powellsville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Gatesville

Located in Bertie County

Colerain   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Gatesville

Located in Bertie County

Harrellsville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the South (S) of Gatesville

Located in Hertford County

Como   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Gatesville

Located in Hertford County

Roduco   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Gatesville

Eure   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the West (W) of Gatesville

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gatesville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Gates County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gates County:

The official website for State of North Carolina:

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gatesville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gatesville - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gatesville) 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 Gatesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gatesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gatesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4074, Longitude: -76.7566     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gatesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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