Guin, Alabama

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Guin, Alabama
City
Location in Marion County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°58′23″N 87°55′0″W / 33.97306°N 87.916667°W / 33.97306; -87.916667Coordinates: 33°58′23″N 87°55′0″W / 33.97306°N 87.916667°W / 33.97306; -87.916667
Country United States
State Alabama
County Marion
Area
 • Total 12.5 sq mi (32.3 km2)
 • Land 12.5 sq mi (32.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 449 ft (137 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,389
 • Density 191.1/sq mi (74/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35563
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-32224
GNIS feature ID 0154458

Guin is a city in Marion County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 2,389.

On April 3, 1974, Guin was devastated by an F5 tornado during the Super Outbreak, the largest tornado outbreak on record. The death toll in Guin was 30, which, at the time, was 11% of the population.