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Welcome to Gu-Win ...

The town of Gu-Win is located in Marion County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gu-Win has a population of 174 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Gu-Win.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Gu-Win: The name Flomaton is a portmanteau<3> 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.<4>.

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

The area code for Gu-Win: (205)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gu-Win had an population of 174 people. This is a decrease of 1.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.71% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 204 people).

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

Communities near Gu-Win ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gu-Win.

  • Hamilton [Marion County]
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    • Hamilton [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Gu-Win
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,606 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<6>
  • Fayette [Fayette County]
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    • Fayette [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Gu-Win
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,275 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<6>
  • Vernon [Lamar County]
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    • Vernon [Lamar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Gu-Win
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernon<6>
  • Sulligent [Lamar County]
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    • Sulligent [Lamar County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Gu-Win
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulligent have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulligent<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brilliant [Marion County]
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      • Brilliant [Marion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Gu-Win
      • Estimated population in 2019: 873 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brilliant have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brilliant<6>
    • Lynn [Winston County]
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      • Lynn [Winston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Gu-Win
      • Estimated population in 2019: 635 people
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    • Glen Allen [Fayette County]
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      • Glen Allen [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Gu-Win
      • Estimated population in 2019: 480 people
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    • Weston [Marion County]
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      • Weston [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Gu-Win
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Detroit [Lamar County]
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      • Detroit [Lamar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Gu-Win
      • Estimated population in 2019: 220 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Detroit have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Detroit<6>
    • Kansas [Walker County]
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      • Kansas [Walker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Gu-Win
      • Estimated population in 2019: 211 people
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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 Gu-Win. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gu-Win.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gu-Win.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gu-Win. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 Page for Gu-Win.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Marion County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gu-Win.
<3>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, guess and estimate becomes guesstimate.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gu-Win - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gu-Win. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9543, Longitude: -87.8713    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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