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Welcome to Gainesboro ...
The town of Gainesboro is located in Jackson County<1> and is the County Seat for Jackson County.
The location of Gainesboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gainesboro has a population of 964 people<3> (see below for details).
Gainesboro is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Gainesboro lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Gainesboro (for example, toward Sunbright), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Gainesboro is within the boundaries of the (931) area code.
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gainesboro.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gainesboro had an population of 964 people. This is an increase of 0.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.67% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gainesboro had a population of 962 people (or 8.27% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Gainesboro the county's most populous community.
The population of Gainesboro represents 0.02% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 236th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 962 people, the population of Gainesboro increased 9.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 879 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gainesboro.
Communities Also Named Gainesboro ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Gainesboro - they are located in Arkansas, Florida and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gainesboro.
Communities near Gainesboro ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gainesboro.
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 Gainesboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gainesboro.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gainesboro. 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 Gainesboro.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gainesboro. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Gainesboro.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gainesboro ...
Looking for more information about Gainesboro? 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 Gainesboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gainesboro.
Adding Gainesboro to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gainesboro 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 Gainesboro was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Gainesboro on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Tennessee (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Gainesboro.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gainesboro. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jackson County: www.jacksonco.com/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023