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Welcome to Gibsonville ...

The town of Gibsonville is primarily located in Alamance County<1>. A portion of Gibsonville extends into Guilford County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gibsonville has a population of 7,346 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Gibsonville is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Gibsonville is located in the (336) area code.

Websites for Gibsonville ...

Official Website: www.gibsonville.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gibsonville had an population of 7,346 people. This is an increase of 14.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 68.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gibsonville had a population of 6,410 people. This makes Gibsonville the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Gibsonville represents 0.07% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 112nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,410 people, the population of Gibsonville increased 46.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,372 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gibsonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Gibsonville - they are located in Alabama, California, New York, Ohio and Virginia.

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

Communities near Gibsonville ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Gibsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
  • Mebane [Alamance County]
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    • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Gibsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,732 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mebane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mebane<6>
  • Graham [Alamance County]
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    • Graham [Alamance County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Gibsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,766 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graham<6>
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
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    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Gibsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Gibsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Garden<6>
    • Liberty [Randolph County]
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      • Liberty [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Gibsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,671 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<6>
    • Haw River [Alamance County]
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      • Haw River [Alamance County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Gibsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haw River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haw River<6>
    • Green Level [Alamance County]
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      • Green Level [Alamance County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Gibsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,341 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Level have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Swepsonville [Alamance County]
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      • Swepsonville [Alamance County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Gibsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swepsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Birchwood [Alamance County]
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      • Birchwood [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Gibsonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birchwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Gibsonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gibsonville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gibsonville ...

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

Adding Gibsonville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gibsonville: www.gibsonville.net/

The official website for Alamance County: www.alamance-nc.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 Alamance, 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 Gibsonville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gibsonville - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gibsonville) 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 Gibsonville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GibsonvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gibsonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0994, Longitude: -79.5425       In this case, the coordinates for Gibsonville 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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