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Time Zone: Gibson County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Trenton is the Seat for Gibson County.

Gibson County was founded in 1823.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Gibson had a population of 49,468 people. This is an increase of 2.73% since the last Census (which gave a population of 48,152 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Gibson represented 0.85% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 27th most populous county (out of 95 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201049,683+3.18%+0.43% since 2009
200949,468+2.73%+0.65% since 2008
200849,148+2.07%+1.47% since 2007
200048,152The Last Census

More information can be found on the Gibson County Census Page for Gibson County.


Below are some of the communities located in Gibson County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Gibson County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Humboldt   9,1659,4673.19% decrease  
Milan   7,9287,6643.44% increase  
Trenton   4,5104,6833.69% decrease  
Dyer   2,4022,4060.17% decrease  
Medina   2,267969134% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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