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Gatlin
Category: Town
Country: United States of America
State: Nebraska
1st appearance: Children of the Corn (short story)

Gatlin is a fictional town located in the state of Nebraska and is the central setting of the 1977 short story Children of the Corn by Stephen King. The town was also represented in the 1984 film adaptation, Children of the Corn, several of the sequels, as well as the 2009 television remake.

Description Edit

Gatlin is a rural Nebraska community located approximately nineteen miles from the town of Hemingford.

Points of Interest Edit

  • Grace Baptist Church of Gatlin

Characters from Gatlin Edit

  • Adam Greenlaw
  • Amos Deigan
  • Baby Hortense
  • David
  • Eve Tobin
  • Grace
  • He Who Walks Behind the Rows
  • Isaac Chroner
  • Isaac Renfrew
  • Job Gilman
  • Malachi Boardman
  • Mary Wells
  • Moses Richardson
  • Norman Staunton
  • Rachel Stigman
  • Rudy Stampnell
  • Ruth Clawson
  • Timothy Case
  • Yemen Hollis
  • Zepeniah Kirk

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • Scenes of Gatlin used in the film were actually shot in the towns of Hornick, Salix, Whiting and Sioux City, Iowa.

See also Edit

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References Edit



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