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Welcome to Goodwater ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Goodwater, you might consider that their post office opened in 1850.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Goodwater has a population of 1,299 people<2> (see below for details).
Goodwater is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Goodwater lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Goodwater (for example, toward West Point (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Goodwater: (256) and (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Goodwater: 35072<5>
Websites for Goodwater ...
Official Website: www.goodwater.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Goodwater had an population of 1,299 people. This is a decrease of 11.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.45% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Goodwater had a population of 1,475 people (or 12.78% of the total population of Coosa County). This makes Goodwater the county's most populous community.
The population of Goodwater represents 0.03% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 216th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,475 people, the population of Goodwater decreased 9.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,633 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Goodwater.
Communities Also Named Goodwater ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Goodwater - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Saskatchewan.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Goodwater.
Communities near Goodwater ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Goodwater.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Goodwater. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Goodwater.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Goodwater. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Goodwater.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Goodwater. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Goodwater.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goodwater ...
Looking for more information about Goodwater? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Goodwater, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Goodwater.
Adding Goodwater to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Goodwater in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Goodwater was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Goodwater in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Goodwater.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Goodwater: www.goodwater.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023