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Goshen, Alabama
(Pike County)

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The location of Goshen

Welcome to Goshen ...

The town of Goshen is located in Pike County.

The location of Goshen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Goshen has a population of 253 people<2> (see below for details).

Goshen is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Goshen: (334)

The ZIP code for Goshen: 36035<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Goshen had a population of 266 people. This makes Goshen the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 266 people, the population of Goshen decreased 11.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 300 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Goshen had an population of 253 people. This is a decrease of 4.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.67% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Goshen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Goshen and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Banks   [Map]   168   E   18 miles [29 km]
Brantley   [Map]   788   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,952   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Centre Ridge - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   186   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,770   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Goshen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Goshen: This one is located in Pike County and the other is located in Calhoun County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 51 communities that are also named Goshen - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut (2), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (5), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Utah, Vermont (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Goshen. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Goshen. 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 Goshen.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goshen ...

Looking for more information about Goshen? 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 Goshen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Goshen.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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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 Goshen.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goshen - 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 town (such as Goshen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Goshen 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Goshen) 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 Goshen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Goshen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goshen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7181, Longitude: -86.1240     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goshen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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