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Welcome to Gibbs ...

So far, we have found very little information about Gibbs. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Gibbs to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Gibbs, please Contact Us.




Gibbs would have been located within present day Hardin County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Gibbs is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Gibbs was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Gibbs once stood is in the (731) area code.

Communities near Gibbs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Gibbs and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Burnsville (MS)   [Map]   930   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Farmington (MS)   [Map]   2,189   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Iuka (MS)   [Map]   2,989   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Adamsville   [Map]   2,204   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Belle Meade   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crump   [Map]   1,395   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gibbs.

Communities Also Named Gibbs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Gibbs: This one is located in Hardin County and the other is located in Obion County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 16 communities that are also named Gibbs - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, Connecticut, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Missouri (2), North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gibbs. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gibbs. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gibbs.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gibbs:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Gibbs no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Gibbs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gibbs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Gibbs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gibbs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gibbs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0598, Longitude: -88.1820     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gibbs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gibbs.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Gibbs.