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Welcome to Gu-Win ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Gu-Win has a population of 169 people<1> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Gu-Win: The name Flomaton is a portmanteau<2> 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.<3>.

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

Gu-Win is located in the (205) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Gu-Win had an population of 169 people. This is a decrease of 3.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.16% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Gu-Win ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Gu-Win and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Brilliant   [Map]   871   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Detroit   [Map]   225   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,350   S   18 miles [29 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   491   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,646   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kansas   [Map]   213   E   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Gu-Win. 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 Gu-Win. 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 Gu-Win.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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About Marion County

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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gu-Win.

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<2>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.

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

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Gu-Win) 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 Gu-Win. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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     [Map].

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