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Welcome to Gatewood ...

Gatewood is located in Caswell County<1>.

Gatewood is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Gatewood: (336)

Communities Also Named Gatewood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Gatewood: This one is located in Caswell County and the other is located in Union County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 15 communities that are also named Gatewood - they are located in Arizona, Georgia (2), Indiana (2), Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Gatewood ...

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

  • Danville [Danville City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville [Danville City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Gatewood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,869 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<4>
  • Yanceyville [Caswell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yanceyville
    • Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Gatewood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,941 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yanceyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yanceyville<4>
  • Chatham [Pittsylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatham
    • Chatham [Pittsylvania County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Gatewood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,413 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatham
  • Milton [Caswell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton [Caswell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Gatewood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 146 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pelham [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
      • Pelham [Caswell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Gatewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
    • Bethel [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
      • Bethel [Caswell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Gatewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
    • Blanch [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanch
      • Blanch [Caswell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Gatewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blanch have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blanch<4>
    • Estelle [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estelle
      • Estelle [Caswell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Gatewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estelle have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Estelle
    • West Yanceyville [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Yanceyville
      • West Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Gatewood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Yanceyville
    • Beaver Park [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Park
      • Beaver Park [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Gatewood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gatewood ...

Looking for more information about Gatewood? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Gatewood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gatewood.

Adding Gatewood to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Caswell County

About North Carolina

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

The official website for Caswell County: www.caswellcountync.gov/

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 Caswell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gatewood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gatewood) 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 Gatewood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GatewoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gatewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5372, Longitude: -79.4002    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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