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Welcome to Goshen ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Goshen, you might consider that their post office opened in 1839.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Goshen has a population of 250 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 ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Goshen had an population of 250 people. This is a decrease of 6.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.67% since the 2000 Census).
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 (which had a count of 300 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Goshen.
Communities Also Named Goshen ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Goshen ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Goshen.
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 Goshen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Goshen.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Goshen.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Goshen. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Goshen to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Goshen 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 Goshen was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Goshen on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Goshen.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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