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1890 Communities Near Gu-Win ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Gu-Win in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Gu-Win.

Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Gu-Win
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gu-Win
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Detroit   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 163 people (with 227 people in 2015)
 - Detroit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Gu-Win
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Gattman (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gu-Win
 - Gattman had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gu-Win
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gu-Win
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gu-Win
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Gu-Win
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gu-Win
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gu-Win
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynn   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gu-Win
 - Lynn had a post office and railroad service
 
Moscow   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gu-Win
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Springs   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Gu-Win
 - Pine Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gu-Win
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gu-Win
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulligent   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 1,844 people in 2015)
 - Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 1,895 people in 2015)
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gu-Win
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Gu-Win, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Gu-Win. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gu-Win) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gu-Win. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gu-Win

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gu-Win. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9543, Longitude: -87.8713     [Map].

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