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Gibson, North Carolina
Welcome to Gibson ...
The location of Gibson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gibson has a population of 499 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gibson.
Gibson is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Gibson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Gibson lies within the (910) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gibson had an population of 499 people. This is a decrease of 7.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gibson had a population of 540 people. This makes Gibson the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 540 people, the population of Gibson decreased 7.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 584 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gibson.
Communities Also Named Gibson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 42 communities that are also named Gibson - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (4), Nebraska, New Mexico (3), New York (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gibson.
Communities near Gibson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gibson.
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 Gibson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gibson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gibson. 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 Gibson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gibson. See our Newspapers Page for Gibson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gibson ...
Looking for more information about 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 Gibson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gibson.
Adding Gibson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gibson 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 Gibson was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Gibson on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gibson on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Scotland County: www.scotlandcounty.org/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022