Gordon is located in the eastern part of Sheridan County, 15 miles from South Dakota and 120 miles from Wyoming. The village of Gordon was incorporated in 1885, the same year that the Cowboy Rail Line was extended through the area. In 1920, Gordon became a city with a population of 1,200. In 1950, the electorate approved the City Manager and Council form of government. Today Gordon has an estimated population of 1,542. If you want to visit or live in a small, friendly, and progressive community with a great school system, excellent hunting and fishing opportunities, a beautiful nine hole golf course, and wonderful city parks; Gordon is just what you’re looking for!