Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Mississippi

Port Gibson: City in Mississippi, USA


Port Gibson is a city located in the county of Claiborne in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,567 and a population density of 344 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,287 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Port Gibson

Population : 1,287 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
County : Claiborne County
Postal code : 39150
Phone Area Codes : 601
Area : 4.55 km2
Altitude : 118 feet / 36 meters
Capital city : Port Gibson is capital of Claiborne County
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 15:27:28 (5th February 2023)
Density : 283 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -21.76% (2010-2020)
Port Gibson locator map
Location of Port Gibson on Mississippi map.
Claiborne County Courthouse and Confederate monument  Port Gibson  Mississippi 2008 image
Claiborne County Courthouse and Confederate monument Port Gibson Mississippi 2008
Claiborne County Courthouse and Confederate monument  Port Gibson  Mississippi 2008 image


Port Gibson is located at 31°57'40"N 90°59'2"W (31.9609900, -90.9839900).

Port Gibson map


According to census records, the population of Port Gibson decreased by 21.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,567 - census
2011 1,560 -0.45% estimation process
2012 1,470 -6.12% estimation process
2013 1,441 -2.01% estimation process
2014 1,422 -1.34% estimation process
2015 1,410 -0.85% estimation process
2016 1,393 -1.22% estimation process
2017 1,351 -3.11% estimation process
2018 1,335 -1.2% estimation process
2019 1,312 -1.75% estimation process
2020 1,287 -1.94% estimation process

Port Gibson zip code is 39150. County name: Claiborne, County fips: 28021

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People born in Port Gibson (13)

People born in Port Gibson, including football coach Bob Shannon, educator Cleo W. Blackburn, writer Constance Cary Harrison, .


  • John Newell (Confederate Army officer) he was born in 01/01/1837
  • Pete Brown (professional golfer) he was born in 02/02/1935
  • J.D. Short (American Delta blues singer, guitarist and harmonicist) he was born in 26/02/1902
  • Irwin Russell (American poet and writer) he was born in 03/06/1853
  • V. C. Shannon (American politician) he was born in 02/05/1910
  • Yolanda Moore (American basketball coach) she was born in 01/07/1974
  • Henry Hughes (American lawyer, politician and Confederate Colonel from Mississippi) he was born in 17/04/1829
  • Clement Sulivane (American politician) he was born in 20/08/1838
  • Pinckney R. Tully (American businessman and politician) he was born in 23/03/1824
  • Samuel Reading Bertron (American banker) he was born in 26/02/1865

Schools in Port Gibson

College & universities near Port Gibson, MS

Code Name City ZIP
175342 Alcorn State University Alcorn State (MS) 39096-7500

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Port Gibson, MS

Code Name Address Type
VKS Vicksburg, MS 1295 South Frontage Road BUS
HAZ Hazlehurst station North Ragsdale Ave and East Conway St. RAIL
BRH Brookhaven East Monticello St. and South Railroad Ave. RAIL
JAN Union Station 300 W. Capital Street RAIL
MCB McComb 114 Northeast Railroad Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Port Gibson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Port Gibson Post Office Port Gibson (MS) 39150

Distance to Other Cities

Port Gibson distances to largest Mississippi cities