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Welcome to Gatesville ...

The town of Gatesville is located in Gates County<1> and is the County Seat for Gates County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gatesville has a population of 299 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Gatesville.

Gatesville is near sea level<4>.

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

The area code for Gatesville: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gatesville had an population of 299 people. This is a decrease of 6.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.41% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Adding Gatesville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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.

Communities near Gatesville ...

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

  • Ahoskie [Hertford County]
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    • Ahoskie [Hertford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Gatesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ahoskie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ahoskie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ahoskie<6>
  • Murfreesboro [Hertford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murfreesboro
    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Gatesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,961 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murfreesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<6>
  • Winton [Hertford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winton
    • Winton [Hertford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Gatesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 722 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winton<6>
  • Cofield [Hertford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cofield
    • Cofield [Hertford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Gatesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cofield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cofield
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Powellsville [Bertie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powellsville
      • Powellsville [Bertie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Gatesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powellsville
    • Colerain [Bertie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colerain
      • Colerain [Bertie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Gatesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 178 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colerain
    • Harrellsville [Hertford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrellsville
      • Harrellsville [Hertford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Gatesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 98 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrellsville
    • Como [Hertford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Como
      • Como [Hertford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Gatesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 83 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Como have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Como
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Como<6>
    • Roduco [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roduco
      • Roduco [Gates County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Gatesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roduco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roduco
    • Eure [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eure
      • Eure [Gates County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Gatesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eure have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eure<6>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gatesville.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gates County

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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: 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 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gatesville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gatesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GatesvilleOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Gatesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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