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The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Gordon is approximately 465 (1990), 478 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 242 (1990), 202 (2010).
The amount of land area in Gordon is 2.499 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gordon to Washington DC is 1320 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 158 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gordon is positioned 32.54 degrees north of the equator and 98.36 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

A history page for Gordon.

This community was named for H. L. Gordon who was a railroad engineer when the railroad was being built in this area around 1880. It was then known as Hampton and was situated just north of today's Gordon. It was in 1880 that Hampton was moved to Gordon and began to grow and prosper. By 1889, Gordon had about 300 residents.

Gordon is home to 1996 and 1999 Texas High School Sixman Football State Champions. Learn more about Gordan Athletics
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