Gibson Lake County, Indiana

Gibson: County in Indiana, United States


Gibson is a city located in the county of Lake in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,176 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,183 inhabitants.

The city was created 208 years ago in 1813.

Gibson Quick Facts

Population : 1,183 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Lake County
Different from : Gibson County
Area : 1293 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.34%
Land as percent of area : 97.66%
Named for : John Gibson
Capital : Princeton
Establishment : March 03, 1813 (208 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:41:21 (24th January 2022)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.59% (2010-2020)
Weather : 13℉ Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Snow 7-days weather
Gibson locator map
Location of Gibson on Indiana map.
Gibson County Courthouse in Princeton image
Gibson County Courthouse in Princeton
Gibson County Courthouse in Princeton image


Gibson is located at 41°36'19"N 87°27'41"W (41.6053100, -87.4614300). It has 7 neighbors: White County, Knox County, Pike County, Posey County, Vanderburgh County, Warrick County and Wabash County.

Gibson map


Gibson forecast: A slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. more

Gibson has 7 neighbours.

  • Princeton


The population of Gibson increased by 0.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,176 - census
2011 1,172 -0.34% estimation process
2012 1,163 -0.77% estimation process
2013 1,157 -0.52% estimation process
2014 1,164 0.6% estimation process
2015 1,159 -0.43% estimation process
2016 1,157 -0.17% estimation process
2017 1,161 0.34% estimation process
2018 1,170 0.77% estimation process
2019 1,175 0.43% estimation process
2020 1,183 0.68% estimation process

People born in Gibson (6)

People born in Gibson, including Governor of California J. Neely Johnson, politician Silas A. Holcomb, painter from the USA D. Omer Seamon, .


  • W. V. Wolfe (Sound engineer) he was born in 12/09/1895
  • Cloudsley Rutter (American ichthyologist) he was born in 22/02/1862
  • Oscar Raymond Holcomb (American judge) he was born in 31/12/1869

Schools in Gibson

College & universities near Gibson, IN

Code Name City ZIP
490805 Purdue University Northwest Hammond (IN) 46323

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gibson, IN

Code Name Address Type
GRY Gary, IN 100 West 4th Avenue BUS
HMI Hammond–Whiting station 1135 South Calumet Ave. RAIL
DYE Dyer station 913 Sheffield Avenue RAIL
HMW Homewood 18015 Park Ave. RAIL
CHI Chicago Union Station 225 South Canal Street RAIL

Post offices near Gibson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hessvill Post Office Hammond (IN) 46323

Other places with the same name (9)

Other cities in Lake County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lake County , IN. (more)

City Name Population Title
City of Gary 80,294 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Hammond 75,342 City in Indiana, United States
Gary 74,693 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Merrillville 34,916 Town in Ross Township, Lake County, Indiana
Crown Point 30,906 City in Indiana, USA
Schererville 28,593 Town in northwest Indiana, USA
Hobart 27,913 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States of America
East Chicago 27,742 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Munster 22,483 Town in the U.
Highland 22,283 Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Griffith 16,032 Town in Calumet and St.
Dyer 15,955 Town in Indiana
Cedar Lake 13,588 Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Lake Station 11,850 City in Indiana, United States
Lowell 9,450 Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Winfield 5,486 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Gibson distances to largest Indiana cities