Goldville in Randolph County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Was at one time
one of the
largest cities in Alabama
with a population of
With the coming of
the California gold rush
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. Touch 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 (was approx. 7½ 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 . . .
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, US • Natural Resources •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.