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Gu-Win, Alabama

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Welcome to Gu-Win ...

The town of Gu-Win is located in Marion County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Gu-Win has a population of 173 people<1> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Gu-Win: The name Flomaton is a portmanteau<2> and since Gu Win is located between the two towns, is a combination of Guin and Winfield.

Gu-Win is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Gu-Win lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Gu-Win lies within the (205) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gu-Win had a population of 176 people. This makes Gu-Win the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 176 people, the population of Gu-Win decreased 13.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 204 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Gu-Win had an population of 173 people. This is a decrease of 1.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.2% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gu-Win.

Communities near Gu-Win ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2015
Brilliant   [Map]   884   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Detroit   [Map]   227   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   S   18 miles [29 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   498   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lynn   [Map]   641   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gu-Win.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gu-Win. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gu-Win. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gu-Win.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gu-Win:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gu-Win ...

Looking for more information about Gu-Win? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Gu-Win? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Gu-Win, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Gu-Win.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Gu-Win. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gu-Win. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gu-Win.

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<2>A portmanteau (such as Gu-Win) is the combination or contraction of two (or more) words, their sound and the meaning of those words to create a new word. For example, spoon and fork becomes spork.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gu-Win - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Gu-Win.


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