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Population in 2012: 2,355 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 

Males: 1,072  (45.5%)
Females: 1,283  (54.5%)

Median resident age:  43.3 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35563.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,411 (it was $26,618 in 2000)
Guin:

$29,411
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,281

Guin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,223 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Guin:

$85,223
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $98,773; Detached houses: $104,496; Mobile homes: $30,094

Median gross rent in 2012: $349.

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  • White alone - 2,044 (86.0%)
  • Black alone - 260 (10.9%)
  • Two or more races - 33 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 32 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)

Races in Guin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Guin: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.3%), English (11.1%), Irish (7.6%), German (7.1%), French (3.0%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 445 feet

Land area: 12.5 square miles.

Population density: 189 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Guin:

  • High school or higher: 65.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Guin city:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

31 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Guin, Alabama as of August 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Guin to the number of sex offenders is 139 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $250 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $264 (0.3%)

Guin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (57.4 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (70.7 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (518.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Gu-Win, AL (1.7 miles ), Twin, AL (2.0 miles ), Beaverton, AL (2.6 miles ), Winfield, AL (2.6 miles ), Brilliant, AL (3.0 miles ), Russell, AL (3.1 miles) , Glen Allen, AL (3.4 miles ), Hamilton, AL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.97 N, Longitude: 87.92 W

Area code: 205

Guin household income distribution Guin home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Guin by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10000010010
per 100,000 41.50.00.00.00.00.046.00.00.041.90.0
Robberies 00201102000
per 100,000 0.00.088.00.044.145.00.092.20.00.00.0
Assaults 10541032817512
per 100,000 414.9218.5176.0440.3132.490.0367.646.1326.2209.5504.8
Burglaries 5571039920715
per 100,000 207.5218.5308.0440.3132.4404.9413.692.20.0293.3631.0
Thefts 1833423525171635232139
per 100,000 746.91442.31847.81541.21103.3764.7735.31613.61071.8879.81640.7
Auto thefts 624421215610
per 100,000 249.087.4176.0176.188.345.091.946.1233.0251.4420.7
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 187.9128.7178.1202.6104.397.9183.2116.1131.9157.4254.4

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Crime rate in Guin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Alabama average:

2.28

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -88 (-3.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Guin-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 255% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Guin city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 42.5 miles away from the city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

Earthquake activity:

Guin-area historical earthquake activity is above Alabama state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 18.1 miles away from Guin center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from Guin center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Guin topographic map

Birthplace of: Bud Riley - Football coach, Morgan D. Peoples - Journalist, Hayden Riley - Basketball coache.


Hospital/medical center in Guin:

  • SOUTHERN CARE, LLC (Nursing Home, 251 SUNSET PLACE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Guin:

  • FMC NORTHWEST ALABAMA KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; WINFIELD, AL)
  • FMC HAMILTON (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; HAMILTON, AL)
  • MARION REGIONAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; HAMILTON, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Guin, AL

Local government website: www.guinal.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Guin:

  • Itawamba Community College (about 36 miles; Fulton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,616)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 39 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)
  • Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals (about 55 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,417)
  • The University of Alabama (about 58 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)
  • University of North Alabama (about 60 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,338)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 61 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • Mississippi State University (about 62 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 15,187)

Public high school in Guin:

Private high school in Guin:

  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 60; Location: 6936 US HIGHWAY 43; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Guin:

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Library in Guin:

  • MCHS COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $40,817; Location: 8115 U.S. HIGHWAY 43; 18,602 books; 478 audio materials; 500 video materials; 81 state licensed databases)

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Notable location: Guin Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Guin include: Guin Church of Christ (A), First United Methodist Church (B), First Freewill Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Guin City Cemetery (1), Nesmith Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Reedy Branch (A), Little Creek (B), Hughes Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Travel Inn Motel (6100 USHighway 43) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Guin and their reported violations in the past:

GUIN WATER & SEWER BOARD (Population served: 4362, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-1996), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 37 regular monitoring violations
TWIN WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 5068 STATE HIGHWAY 253 , Population served: 861, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Endrin. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-1998)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Guin that have no violations reported:

  • MARION COUNTY PUBLIC WATER AUTHORITY (Address: P O BOX 929, Population served: 2379, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.8%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.8%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Guin, AL

69 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
18 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
65 people in nursing homes in 2000

Guin compared to Alabama state average:

Guin, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Guin (2011 data):

  • State Bank & Trust: Guin Branch at 7370 Us Highway 43, branch established on 1982/02/08. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $201.9 mil, Deposits: $169.0 mil, headquarters in Winfield, AL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Guin Branch at 7577 U.S. Highway 43, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Guin travel time to work - commute


Guin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Guin city (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.57%
Here59.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents47.1%17.5%14.2%10.7%4.0%
Congregations25.7%20.4%23.9%11.5%7.1%
NameAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist AssociationCatholic ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents2.4%1.3%1.2%0.7%0.9%
Congregations2.7%1.8%0.9%2.7%3.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Marion County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Marion County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Marion County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

29.3%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$5,581$33,4867$2,613
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$771
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,728$35,1841$642
Firefighters 0$0 20$1,692
Streets and Highways 3$7,104$28,4160$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,001$24,0040$0
Sewerage 2$6,657$39,9420$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,923$35,0761$886
Water Supply 5$17,149$41,1580$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,395
Other and Unallocable 1$2,595$31,1400$0
Totals for Government 21$59,738$34,13632$7,999

Guin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $116,000 ($49.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($11.89)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $804,000 ($341.40)
    General - Other: $557,000 ($236.52)
    Police Protection: $266,000 ($112.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $204,000 ($86.62)
    Regular Highways: $180,000 ($76.43)
    Financial Administration: $164,000 ($69.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $110,000 ($46.71)
    Electric Utilities: $46,000 ($19.53)
    Fire Protection: $19,000 ($8.07)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($6.79)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($1.27)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $278,000 ($118.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $132,000 ($56.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $856,000 ($363.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.85)

Guin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $357,000 ($151.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $115,000 ($48.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $277,000 ($117.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $140,000 ($59.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $357,000 ($151.59)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($6.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $696,000 ($295.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $129,000 ($54.78)
    Highways: $46,000 ($19.53)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $354,000 ($150.32)
    Total General Sales: $258,000 ($109.55)
    NEC: $159,000 ($67.52)
    Property: $94,000 ($39.92)
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000 ($2.97)

Guin government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($25.48)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,640,000 ($1970.28)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $150,000 ($63.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,660,000 ($1978.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($18.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $130,000 ($55.20)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($6.79)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $800,000 ($339.70)

Guin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $417,000 ($177.07)

5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Winston County, AL  0.59% ($26,455 average AGI)
from Lamar County, AL  0.52% ($23,306)
from Fayette County, AL  0.49% ($24,261)


5.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Winston County, AL  0.51% ($26,667 average AGI)
to Franklin County, AL  0.48% ($34,600)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.36% ($39,882)

Strongest AM radio stations in Guin:

  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Guin:

  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WJEC (106.5 FM; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WERH-FM (92.1 FM; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WJBB-FM (92.7 FM; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Guin:

  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • W46DF (Channel 46; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Guin, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

See more detailed statistics of Guin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $1,473,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,130
Total average daily truck traffic: 570
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 11,680

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Guin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 12 St (Lat: 33.970944 Lon: -87.918639), Call Sign: KSZ733, Licensee ID: L00049198
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/1997, Expiration Date: 06/01/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2002
    Registrant: Ralph C Christopher Jr, Guin, AL 35563
  • City Hall (Lat: 33.973722 Lon: -87.924472), Call Sign: WNCL927
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2000, Expiration Date: 05/22/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/23/2005
    Registrant: Guin Rescue Squad, Guin, AL 35563, Phone: (205) 468-2242
  • City Hall 1 Blk E Of Int 278 & 78 (Lat: 33.973722 Lon: -87.924472), Call Sign: WXU839, Licensee ID: L00004281
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.7600 MHz, 48.2600 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2003, Expiration Date: 09/01/2013
    Registrant: Northwest Alabama Gas District, 310 2nd St Sw, Hamilton, AL 35570
  • Guin MW, Hwy 253 - 7 Mi Ne (Lat: 34.044167 Lon: -87.835000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WQNM548
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2011, Expiration Date: 03/23/2021, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas City, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • WINFIELD, 224 County Hwy 135 (Lat: 33.951806 Lon: -87.889000), Type: Mast, Structure height: 93 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: WMT739
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • STATION, Hwy 253 7 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 34.044250 Lon: -87.835000), Overall height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WNTA407
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.181 MHz, 928.181 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/2000, Expiration Date: 03/14/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/06/2010
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Various Locations (Lat: 33.919806 Lon: -87.951750), Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNJ253
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2003, Expiration Date: 03/10/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013
    Registrant: Phone: (205) 468-3325
  • Guin, W Side Of Alhwy 253 7mi Ne Of (Lat: 34.044278 Lon: -87.835028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WRR62
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/2009, Expiration Date: 11/08/2019
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Twin, 7350 Us Highway 253 (Bh1065) (Lat: 34.017389 Lon: -87.847722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQOZ835
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2012, Expiration Date: 03/15/2022, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • LIBERTY CHURCH, 890 Co Rd 74 (Lat: 34.047500 Lon: -87.892139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 112.8 m, Call Sign: WQQN356
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 01/31/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Guin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 195B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 146 mph), Engine: JACOBS R755B SERIES (275 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4488C , Serial Number: 16072, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Tommy H Nix, 15964 State Highway 107, Guin, AL 35563
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5211B , Serial Number: 1074, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Tommy H Nix, 15964 State Highway 107, Guin, AL 35563
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER CALLAIR A-9 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7709V , Serial Number: 1462, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Tommy H Nix, Rr 2 Box 360, Guin, AL 35563
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9397J , Serial Number: 28-3501, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Garvin H Hollis, 544 11th Ave W, Guin, AL 35563
  • Aircraft: NIX TOMMY H NIX BABY BEACH 18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97BB , Serial Number: 01, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Tommy H Nix, Rr 2 Box 555, Guin, AL 35563


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Guin


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Businesses in Guin, AL

  • U-Haul: 1


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