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Welcome to Gordon ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gordon has a population of 1,514 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gordon.
Gordon is 3,550 feet [1,082 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Gordon is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Gordon lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Gordon (for example, toward Cody), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Gordon lies within the (308) area code.
The ZIP code for Gordon: 69343<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gordon had an population of 1,514 people. This is a decrease of 6.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.78% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gordon had a population of 1,612 people (or 29.48% of the total population of Sheridan County). This makes Gordon the county's most populous community.
The population of Gordon represents 0.09% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,612 people, the population of Gordon decreased 8.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,756 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gordon.
Communities Also Named Gordon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Gordon - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (4), Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana (2), Nevada, Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gordon.
Communities near Gordon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gordon.
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 Gordon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gordon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gordon. 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 Gordon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gordon. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Gordon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gordon ...
Looking for more information about Gordon? 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 Gordon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gordon.
Adding Gordon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gordon 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 Gordon was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gordon on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022