Gordon County, Georgia

Gordon County: County in Georgia, United States


Gordon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,186 and a population density of 60 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 58,780 inhabitants. Its county seat is Calhoun. The county was created 173 years ago in 1850.

Gordon County locator map
Location of Gordon County on Georgia map.

Quick Facts about Gordon County

Population : 58,780 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Gordon
Twitter username : gordoncountygov
Area : 927 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Altitude : 778 feet / 237 meters
Capital : Calhoun
Establishment : February 02, 1850
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:34:41 (10th December 2023)
Density : 63 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.11% (2010-2020)
Weather : 57℉ Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather
Calhouncourthouse image
Calhouncourthouse image


Gordon County is located at 34°30'12"N 84°52'33"W (34.5033600, -84.8757500). It has 5 neighbors: Bartow County, Gilmer County, Pickens County, Walker County and Whitfield County.

Gordon County map

The largest city of Gordon County is Calhoun with a population of 17,572. Other cities include, Resaca population 1,089, Fairmount population 743 and Plainville population 322. See all Gordon County cities & populated places.

Gordon County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Gordon County.

City Name Population Title
Calhoun 17,572 City in Gordon County, Georgia, United States
Resaca 1,089 City in Gordon County, Georgia, United States of America
Fairmount 743 City in Gordon County, Georgia, United States
Plainville 322 City in Gordon County, Georgia, United States
Ranger 137 Town in Gordon County, Georgia, United States


Gordon County forecast: Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. High near 57, with temperatures falling to around 45 in the afternoon. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. more

Gordon County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Gordon County increased by 6.11% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 55,186 - census
2011 55,520 0.6% estimation process
2012 55,687 0.3% estimation process
2013 55,761 0.13% estimation process
2014 55,836 0.13% estimation process
2015 56,324 0.87% estimation process
2016 56,933 1.07% estimation process
2017 57,164 0.4% estimation process
2018 57,628 0.81% estimation process
2019 57,963 0.58% estimation process
2020 58,780 1.39% estimation process

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People born in Gordon County (3)

People born in Gordon County, including politician Max Brannon, politician Bill H. McAfee, temperance worker Missouri H. Stokes, .


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