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Guin, Alabama

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Welcome to Guin ...

The pronunciation of Guin: GYOO-win<1>

The city of Guin is located in Marion County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Guin has a population of 2,322 people<2> (see below for details).

Guin is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Guin: (205)

The ZIP code for Guin: 35563<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Guin had a population of 2,376 people (which is 7.72% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Guin the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Guin represents 0.05% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 158th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,376 people, the population of Guin has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,389 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Guin had an population of 2,322 people. This is a decrease of 2.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.8% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Guin.

Communities near Guin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Guin and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2015
Brilliant   [Map]   884   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Detroit   [Map]   227   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,490   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   498   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,772   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Sulligent   [Map]   1,844   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Guin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Guin - it's located in Missouri.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Guin.

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 Guin. 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 Guin. 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 Guin. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Guin:

Websites for Guin ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Guin ...

Looking for more information about Guin? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Guin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Guin.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Guin. 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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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Guin.

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

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Guin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Guin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Guin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Guin) 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 Guin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Guin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Guin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9685, Longitude: -87.9121     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Guin.


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