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Welcome to Goshen ...

So far, we have found very little information about Goshen. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Goshen to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Goshen, please Contact Us.




Goshen would have been located within present day Lincoln County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Goshen is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Goshen was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Goshen and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Goshen would have been located in the (931) area code.

Communities near Goshen ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardmore (AL)   [Map]   1,382   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ardmore   [Map]   1,216   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clarks Ferry   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elkton   [Map]   542   W   18 miles [29 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   7,051   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Flintville   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Goshen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Goshen: This one is located in Lincoln County and the other is located in Hawkins County.

Beyond Tennessee, 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, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (5), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas (3), Utah, Vermont (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Goshen. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Goshen.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Goshen no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Goshen, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goshen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Goshen. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Goshen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goshen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0418, Longitude: -86.5736     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goshen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Goshen.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Goshen.