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Our Genealogy Helper for Gordontown ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Gordontown (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Gordontown. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Gordontown is located in Davidson County.

To see how the shape of North Carolina's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Davidson County: Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Montgomery, Randolph, Rowan & Stanly.

Below are the counties that are near Gordontown. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Gordontown:

  • Davidson County     (The home county of Gordontown)
    • Silver Valley [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Valley
      • Silver Valley [Davidson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Valley
    • Cedar Grove [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Davidson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • Eden [Davidson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Davidson County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Holly Grove [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Grove
      • Holly Grove [Davidson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Grove
    • Thomasville [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomasville
      • Thomasville [Davidson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,713 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomasville<3>
    • Denton [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denton
      • Denton [Davidson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,700 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<3>
    • Cotton Grove [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Grove
      • Cotton Grove [Davidson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Grove
    • Jefferson Village [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson Village
      • Jefferson Village [Davidson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson Village
    • Lexington [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
      • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<3>
    • Southmont [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southmont
      • Southmont [Davidson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southmont
    • Handy [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Handy
      • Handy [Davidson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Handy
    • Linwood [Davidson County]
    • Complex [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Complex
      • Complex [Davidson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Complex
  • Alamance County
    • Snow Camp [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Camp
      • Snow Camp [Alamance County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Camp<3>
    • Alamance [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamance
      • Alamance [Alamance County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,047 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alamance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamance
    • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibsonville
      • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonville<3>
    • Elon College [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon College
      • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<3>
  • Cabarrus County
    • Mount Pleasant [Cabarrus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Cabarrus County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,226 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<3>
    • Concord [Cabarrus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
      • Concord [Cabarrus County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,500 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<3>
    • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kannapolis
      • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kannapolis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kannapolis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kannapolis<3>
  • Chatham County
    • Bennett [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennett
      • Bennett [Chatham County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bennett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bennett<3>
    • Siler City [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Siler City
      • Siler City [Chatham County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the east of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,415 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siler City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Siler City<3>
  • Davie County
    • Advance [Davie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Advance
      • Advance [Davie County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Advance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Advance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Advance<3>
    • Bermuda Run [Davie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bermuda Run
      • Bermuda Run [Davie County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,726 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bermuda Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bermuda Run
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bermuda Run<3>
    • Cooleemee [Davie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooleemee
      • Cooleemee [Davie County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 982 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooleemee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooleemee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cooleemee<3>
    • Mocksville [Davie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mocksville
      • Mocksville [Davie County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mocksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mocksville<3>
  • Forsyth County
    • Yorktown [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorktown
      • Yorktown [Forsyth County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorktown
    • Rosemont [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosemont
      • Rosemont [Forsyth County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosemont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosemont
    • Beeson Crossroads [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beeson Crossroads
      • Beeson Crossroads [Forsyth County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beeson Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beeson Crossroads
    • Waughtown [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waughtown
      • Waughtown [Forsyth County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waughtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waughtown
    • Muddy Creek [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muddy Creek
      • Muddy Creek [Forsyth County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muddy Creek
    • Sedge Garden [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sedge Garden
      • Sedge Garden [Forsyth County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sedge Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sedge Garden
    • Cityview [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cityview
      • Cityview [Forsyth County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cityview
    • East Winston [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Winston
      • East Winston [Forsyth County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Winston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Winston
    • High Meadows [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Meadows
      • High Meadows [Forsyth County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Meadows
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kernersville
      • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kernersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<3>
    • Sun Meadows [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Meadows
      • Sun Meadows [Forsyth County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Meadows
    • Ardmore [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardmore
      • Ardmore [Forsyth County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardmore
    • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clemmons
      • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemmons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemmons<3>
  • Guilford County
    • Allen Jay [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allen Jay
      • Allen Jay [Guilford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen Jay
    • Sherwood Village [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherwood Village
      • Sherwood Village [Guilford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherwood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood Village
    • Jamestown [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
      • Jamestown [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,528 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<3>
    • Sandy Ridge [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Ridge
      • Sandy Ridge [Guilford County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Ridge
    • Climax [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Climax
      • Climax [Guilford County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Climax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Climax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Climax<3>
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Garden
      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Garden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Garden<3>
    • Colfax [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colfax
      • Colfax [Guilford County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colfax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colfax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<3>
    • Latham Town [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Latham Town
      • Latham Town [Guilford County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Latham Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latham Town
    • Southmont [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southmont
      • Southmont [Guilford County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southmont
    • Guilford College [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guilford College
      • Guilford College [Guilford County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilford College
    • Forest Oaks [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Oaks
      • Forest Oaks [Guilford County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Oaks
    • Julian [Guilford County]
    • Cumberland [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
      • Cumberland [Guilford County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
  • Iredell County
    • Harmony [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
      • Harmony [Iredell County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harmony<3>
  • Montgomery County
    • Eldorado [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldorado
      • Eldorado [Montgomery County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldorado
    • Abner [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abner
      • Abner [Montgomery County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abner
    • Allreds [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allreds
      • Allreds [Montgomery County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allreds
    • Shiloh [Montgomery County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
      • Shiloh [Montgomery County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiloh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ether [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ether
      • Ether [Montgomery County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ether have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ether
    • Troy [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
      • Troy [Montgomery County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,293 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<3>
    • Star [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star
      • Star [Montgomery County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 849 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Star<3>
    • Biscoe [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biscoe
      • Biscoe [Montgomery County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biscoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biscoe<3>
    • Mount Gilead [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Gilead
      • Mount Gilead [Montgomery County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Gilead
    • Candor [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Candor
      • Candor [Montgomery County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 817 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Candor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Candor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Candor<3>
  • Moore County
    • Dover [Moore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
      • Dover [Moore County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
    • Jugtown [Moore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jugtown
      • Jugtown [Moore County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jugtown
    • Robbins [Moore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robbins
      • Robbins [Moore County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robbins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robbins<3>
  • Randolph County
    • Trinity [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trinity
      • Trinity [Randolph County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<3>
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archdale
      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archdale
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    • New Market [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Market
      • New Market [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Market have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sophia [Randolph County]
    • Asheboro [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asheboro
      • Asheboro [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,023 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asheboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Randleman [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Randleman
      • Randleman [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,137 people
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    • Eleazer [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eleazer
      • Eleazer [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
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    • Cedar Falls [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Falls
      • Cedar Falls [Randolph County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Michfield [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Michfield
      • Michfield [Randolph County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Michfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Franklinville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinville
      • Franklinville [Randolph County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
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    • Seagrove [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seagrove
      • Seagrove [Randolph County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seagrove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Redcross [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redcross
      • Redcross [Randolph County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Gordontown
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    • Ramseur [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramseur
      • Ramseur [Randolph County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,690 people
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  • Rowan County
    • Pooletown [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pooletown
      • Pooletown [Rowan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pooletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Craven [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craven
      • Craven [Rowan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Trading Ford [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trading Ford
      • Trading Ford [Rowan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
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    • Yadkin [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yadkin
      • Yadkin [Rowan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yadkin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Liberty [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Rowan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • 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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    • East Spencer [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Spencer
      • East Spencer [Rowan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Shannon Park [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon Park
      • Shannon Park [Rowan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shannon Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Spencer [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
      • Spencer [Rowan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,260 people
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    • Timbercreek [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timbercreek
      • Timbercreek [Rowan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timbercreek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Woodbine [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbine
      • Woodbine [Rowan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Corbin Hills [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corbin Hills
      • Corbin Hills [Rowan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corbin Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Eastwood Village [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastwood Village
      • Eastwood Village [Rowan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastwood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ellis Crossroads [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellis Crossroads
      • Ellis Crossroads [Rowan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellis Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Stanly County
    • Richfield [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richfield
      • Richfield [Stanly County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 627 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Misenheimer [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Misenheimer
      • Misenheimer [Stanly County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 742 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Misenheimer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • New London [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
      • New London [Stanly County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 749 people
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    • Palmerville [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmerville
      • Palmerville [Stanly County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
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    • Badin [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Badin
      • Badin [Stanly County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,934 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Badin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Albemarle [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albemarle
      • Albemarle [Stanly County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,344 people
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    • Plyer [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plyer
      • Plyer [Stanly County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plyer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cedar Village [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Village
      • Cedar Village [Stanly County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Norwood [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
      • Norwood [Stanly County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,469 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Red Cross [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Cross
      • Red Cross [Stanly County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Cross have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oakboro [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakboro
      • Oakboro [Stanly County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,928 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Locust [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust
      • Locust [Stanly County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,270 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stanfield [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanfield
      • Stanfield [Stanly County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,552 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Stokes County
    • Germanton [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germanton
      • Germanton [Stokes County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Germanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Walnut Cove [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Cove
      • Walnut Cove [Stokes County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,532 people
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    • Pine Hall [Stokes County]
  • Yadkin County
    • East Bend [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Bend
      • East Bend [Yadkin County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 596 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Yadkinville [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yadkinville
      • Yadkinville [Yadkin County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yadkinville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Gordontown, see our County-by-County Page for Gordontown.

Newspapers Published in Gordontown ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 64 newspapers that have been published in the area around Gordontown.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Gordontown, there are papers which were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Gordontown.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Gordontown:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from North Carolina

Cemeteries Near Gordontown ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Gordontown.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Gordontown covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Workman Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Workman Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Workman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Workman Cemetery
  • Cedar Springs Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cedar Springs Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cedar Springs Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Springs Cemetery
  • Andrews Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Andrews Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Andrews Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Andrews Grove Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andrews Grove Cemetery
  • Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Carmel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mt. Carmel Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  • Fair Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fair Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fair Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Fair Grove Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Grove Cemetery
  • Emanuel Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Emanuel Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Emanuel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Emanuel Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emanuel Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Becks Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Becks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Becks Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Becks Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown.
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    • Johnsontown Methodist Church Cemetery
    • Holly Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Holly Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Holly Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Holly Hill Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Hill Cemetery
    • Rich Fork Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Owens Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Owens Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Owens Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Owens Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown.
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    • Mills Home Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mills Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mills Home Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mills Home Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills Home Cemetery
    • New Jersey Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Jersey Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Jersey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • New Jersey Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown.
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    • Pilgrim Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pilgrim Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pilgrim Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pilgrim Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown.
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    • Pilgrim Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pilgrim Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pilgrim Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pilgrim Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilgrim Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<6>

While we didn't find Gordontown in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Gordontown.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Gordontown, with the one closest to Gordontown listed first.

  • Cid [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cid
    • Cid [Davidson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Cid had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cid have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cid
  • Light [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Light
    • Light [Davidson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Light had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Light have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Light
  • Silver Hill [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Hill
    • Silver Hill [Davidson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Gordontown
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 30 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Silver Hill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Hill
  • Fair Grove [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Grove
    • Fair Grove [Davidson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Fair Grove had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Grove
  • Jimes [Davidson County] - Historic
    • While Jimes was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jimes
    • Jimes [Davidson County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Jimes had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jimes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Denton [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denton
    • Denton [Davidson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 63 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,700 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Denton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<3>
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    • Thomasville [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomasville
      • Thomasville [Davidson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Gordontown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 789 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,713 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomasville<3>
    • Trinity [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trinity
      • Trinity [Randolph County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Gordontown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 380 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Trinity had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<3>
    • Lexington [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
      • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Gordontown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,440 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,141 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lexington had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<3>
    • Healing Springs [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Healing Springs
      • Healing Springs [Davidson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 24 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Healing Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Healing Springs
    • Farmer [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmer
      • Farmer [Randolph County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 37 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Farmer had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Handy [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Handy
      • Handy [Davidson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Handy had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Linwood [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linwood
      • Linwood [Davidson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Gordontown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 68 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Linwood had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linwood<3>
    • Jackson Hill [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson Hill
      • Jackson Hill [Davidson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Gordontown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 98 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Jackson Hill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mechanic [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanic
      • Mechanic [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Gordontown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mechanic had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Gordontown. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gordontown.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Gordontown ...

While our initial data about Gordontown came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Gordontown in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Gordontown.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Appalachia & Piedmont
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2004
(Available from Amazon.com)

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Gordontown. See our Misc Page for Gordontown for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Davidson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Davidson County: www.co.davidson.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gordontown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gordontown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7557, Longitude: -80.1087       In this case, the coordinates for Gordontown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Gordontown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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