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Welcome to Goshen ...

Goshen is located in Lincoln County<1>.

Goshen is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Goshen lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Goshen: (706) and (762)<3>

Websites for Goshen ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.lincolncountyga.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Goshen, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Goshen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Goshen - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Connecticut (2), Florida, 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.

  • Columbia Mine [McDuffie County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia Mine
    • Columbia Mine [McDuffie County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Goshen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia Mine have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Washington [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington [Wilkes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Goshen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,907 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
  • McCormick [McCormick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCormick
    • McCormick [McCormick County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Goshen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,320 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCormick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCormick<6>
  • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Falls
    • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Goshen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,883 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun Falls<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<6>
    • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesters Ferry
      • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Goshen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesters Ferry
    • Lundberg [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lundberg
      • Lundberg [Wilkes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Goshen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 831 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lundberg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lundberg
    • Tignall [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tignall
      • Tignall [Wilkes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tignall have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tignall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tignall<6>
    • Parksville [McCormick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parksville
      • Parksville [McCormick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parksville<6>
    • Troy [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
      • Troy [Greenwood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<6>

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Goshen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with 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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Goshen was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1822.

We also found Goshen in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Goshen on our Genealogy Page.

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About Lincoln County

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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.

The official website for Lincoln County: www.lincolncountyga.com

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goshen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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- 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GoshenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goshen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8637, Longitude: -82.5081    
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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