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Welcome to Gilbertsville ...

The village of Gilbertsville is located in Otsego County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Gilbertsville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1822.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gilbertsville has a population of 372 people<3> (see below for details).

Gilbertsville is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Gilbertsville ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.otsegocountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Gilbertsville, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gilbertsville had an population of 372 people. This is a decrease of 6.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gilbertsville had a population of 399 people. This makes Gilbertsville the county's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 399 people, the population of Gilbertsville increased 6.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 375 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gilbertsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Gilbertsville - they are located in Kentucky and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Gilbertsville ...

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

  • Oneonta
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oneonta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneonta
    • Oneonta is located in Otsego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,695 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneonta <5>
  • Norwich
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Sidney
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidney
    • Sidney is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,557 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidney <5>
  • Oxford
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Sherburne
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Bainbridge
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bainbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bainbridge
    • Bainbridge is located in Chenango County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,292 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bainbridge <5>
  • Unadilla
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unadilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unadilla
    • Unadilla is located in Otsego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,039 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unadilla <5>
  • New Berlin
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Berlin
    • New Berlin is located in Chenango County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 973 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Berlin <5>
  • Otego
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Afton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Afton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Afton
    • Afton is located in Chenango County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 796 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Afton <5>

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 Gilbertsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gilbertsville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gilbertsville ...

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

Adding Gilbertsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gilbertsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Gilbertsville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Gilbertsville post office opened in 1822.

We also found Gilbertsville in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Gilbertsville.

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

The official website for Otsego County: www.otsegocounty.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Otsego, 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 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 Gilbertsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gilbertsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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