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Goldville in Randolph County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Goldville

Goldville, Alabama

 
 
Goldville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 7, 2016
1. Goldville Marker
Inscription.
Incorporated on January 25, 1843
Was at one time
one of the
largest cities in Alabama
with a population of
near 5,000
With the coming of
the California gold rush
in 1849
the city became
a dormant municipality
later to be
reinstated on July 9, 1973

 
Location. 33° 5.018′ N, 85° 47.101′ W. Marker is in Goldville, Alabama, in Randolph County. Marker is at the intersection of Goldville Cut Off Road and Bluff Springs Road, on the right when traveling west on Goldville Cut Off Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4233 Goldville Cut Off Road, Wadley AL 36276, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle Of Emucfau (approx. 3.3 miles away); Town of New Site (approx. 3.4 miles away); Tecumseh and the Prophets (approx. 7.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Horseshoe Bend Campaign Combatants (approx. 7.6 miles away); Horseshoe Bend National Military Park (approx. 7.7 miles away); A Bloody Contest (approx. 7.8 miles away); Futile Escape (approx. 7.9 miles away); Horseshoe Bend Battleground Monument (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Goldville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 7, 2016
2. Goldville Marker

1. Wikipedia article on Goldville, Alabama. (Submitted on June 7, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Tuscaloosa News article on Goldville gold prospectors. (Submitted on June 7, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNatural Resources
 
Area view of marker looking towards Alabama Highway 49. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 7, 2016
3. Area view of marker looking towards Alabama Highway 49.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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