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Guin, Alabama

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Welcome to Guin ...

The city of Guin is located in Marion County.

The pronunciation of Guin: GYOO-win<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Guin has a population of 2,265 people<2> (see below for details).

Guin is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Guin lies within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Guin: 35563<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Guin had a population of 2,376 people (which is 7.72% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Guin the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Guin represents 0.05% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 158th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,376 people, the population of Guin has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,389 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Guin had an population of 2,265 people. This is a decrease of 4.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.19% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Guin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Guin - it's located in Missouri.

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

Websites for Guin ...

Official Website:

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 Guin. 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 Guin. 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 Guin. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Guin ...

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

Communities near Guin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hamilton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the North (N) of Guin

Winfield   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Guin

Vernon   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Guin

Located in Lamar County

Sulligent   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Guin

Located in Lamar County

Brilliant   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Guin

Glen Allen   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Guin

Located in Fayette County

Twin   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Guin

Weston   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Guin

Detroit   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Guin

Located in Lamar County

Beaverton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Guin

Located in Lamar County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Guin:

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The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Guin. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Guin.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Guin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 city (such as Guin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Guin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Guin) 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 Guin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Guin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Guin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9685, Longitude: -87.9121     [Map].






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