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Welcome to Gordon ...

The city of Gordon is located in Sheridan County<1>.

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.

  • Rushville [Sheridan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rushville
    • Rushville [Sheridan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Gordon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 871 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rushville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rushville<7>
  • Clinton [Sheridan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton [Sheridan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Gordon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
  • Denby [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denby
    • Denby [Oglala Lakota County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Gordon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denby
  • Whiteclay [Sheridan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whiteclay
    • Whiteclay [Sheridan County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Gordon
    • Whiteclay has also been known as:
    • Pine Ridge
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiteclay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteclay<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batesland
      • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the north of Gordon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesland<7>
    • Pine Ridge [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Wounded Knee [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Hay Springs [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hay Springs
      • Hay Springs [Sheridan County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the west of Gordon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 527 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hay Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hay Springs<7>
    • Merriman [Cherry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merriman
      • Merriman [Cherry County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the east of Gordon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merriman<7>
    • Swett [Bennett County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swett
      • Swett [Bennett County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Gordon
      • Estimated population in 2014: 283 people

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Sheridan County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Sheridan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gordon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gordon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Gordon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gordon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Gordon) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gordon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GordonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gordon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8063, Longitude: -102.2033    
<6>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.
<7>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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