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Gordonsville, Virginia

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Welcome to Gordonsville ...

The town of Gordonsville is primarily located in Louisa County. A portion of Gordonsville extends into Orange County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Gordonsville has a population of 1,583 people<1> (see below for details).

Gordonsville is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Gordonsville: (540)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gordonsville had a population of 1,496 people. This makes Gordonsville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Gordonsville represents 0.02% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 112nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,496 people, the population of Gordonsville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,498 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Gordonsville had an population of 1,583 people. This is an increase of 5.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.67% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Gordonsville ...

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

Community   2016
Advance Mills Village   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Advance Mills   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Charlottesville   [Map]   46,912   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hollymead   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jefferson Village   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Louisa   [Map]   1,650   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Gordonsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Gordonsville - they are located in Alabama, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Brunswick and Tennessee.

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

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 Gordonsville. 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 Gordonsville. 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 Gordonsville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gordonsville ...

Looking for more information about Gordonsville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Gordonsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Gordonsville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Gordonsville. 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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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gordonsville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gordonsville - 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' distance beginning in Gordonsville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gordonsville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gordonsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gordonsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gordonsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1356, Longitude: -78.1877     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gordonsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Gordonsville.