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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles E of Dothan, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 185 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Houston
Metro Area Dothan
Standard Zip Codes 36343
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.141
Longitude -85.096

Gordon Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 60 F
Apr Temp 52 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches
Station COLQUITT 2 W
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
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Gordon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 408 100%
Male 187 45.8%
Female 221 54.2%
Under 18 138 33.8%
18+ 270 66.2%
65+ 50 12.3%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.33
White 94 23%
African-American 302 74%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.7%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 7 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.5%

Estimated Gordon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 416
Growth 8
Growth % 2%

Gordon Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 96.3%
US/American 2.8%
English 0.6%
Italian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Gordon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Grangeburg (36343)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gordon 408 $17,708
Ashford 1,853 $40,313
Columbia 804 $36,339
Cottonwood 1,170 $32,065
Cowarts 1,546 $41,198
Haleburg 108 $28,750
Webb 1,298 $36,667
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