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Welcome to Gordon ...

Gordon is located in Giles County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Gordon had a population of 1,213 people.<3> (see below for details).

Gordon is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Gordon: (931)

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), Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, 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.

  • Lawrenceburg [Lawrence County]
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    • Lawrenceburg [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Gordon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,035 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceburg<6>
  • Powell Chapel [Giles County]
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    • Powell Chapel [Giles County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Gordon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powell Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell Chapel
  • New Prospect [Lawrence County]
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    • New Prospect [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Gordon
    • Estimated population in 2014: 6,880 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Prospect
  • Southport [Maury County]
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    • Southport [Maury County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Gordon
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,110 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southport
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ardmore [Limestone County]
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      • Ardmore [Limestone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Gordon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,463 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardmore<6>
    • Olivet [Giles County]
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      • Olivet [Giles County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Gordon
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,350 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olivet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olivet
    • Cornersville [Marshall County]
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      • Cornersville [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Gordon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,291 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornersville<6>
    • Ardmore [Giles County]
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      • Ardmore [Giles County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Gordon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardmore<6>
    • Trigg [Giles County]
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      • Trigg [Giles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Gordon
      • Estimated population in 2014: 851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trigg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Minor Hill [Giles County]
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      • Minor Hill [Giles County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Gordon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minor Hill

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. 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Gordon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gordon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Giles County

About Tennessee

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 Giles County: www.gilescounty-tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Giles, 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 have 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 Gordon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gordon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gordon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gordon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2042, Longitude: -87.0506       In this case, the coordinates for Gordon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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