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Goshen, North Carolina
Welcome to Goshen ...
Although we found mention of Goshen during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Goshen was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Goshen was located in Wilkes County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Goshen to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Goshen - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Goshen, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Goshen might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Goshen would be found within the (336) area code.
Communities Also Named Goshen ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Goshen: This one is located in Wilkes County and the other is located in Sampson County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 51 communities that are also named Goshen - they are located in Alabama (2), 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, 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.
Adding Goshen to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Goshen in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Goshen was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Goshen on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Goshen on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022