Boaz, Alabama

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Boaz, Alabama
City
Location in Marshall County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°12′10″N 86°9′37″W / 34.20278°N 86.16028°W / 34.20278; -86.16028Coordinates: 34°12′10″N 86°9′37″W / 34.20278°N 86.16028°W / 34.20278; -86.16028
Country United States
State Alabama
Counties Marshall, Etowah
Government
 • Type Mayor and Council
Area
 • Total 12.3 sq mi (31.7 km2)
 • Land 12.2 sq mi (31.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 8,213
 • Density 602.5/sq mi (233.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35957 and 35956
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-07912
GNIS feature ID 0114631

Boaz is a city in Etowah and Marshall Counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. The city is named after the husband of Ruth, from the Book of Ruth in the Bible. It is part of the 'Gadsden, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area'. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 7,411. According to the 2005 U.S. Census estimates, the city had a population of 7,893. [2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in Alabama". United States Census Bureau. 2008-07-10. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2007-04-01.csv. Retrieved 2008-07-14.[dead link]
  2. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/files/SUB-EST2005-all.csv Archived 1 February 2010 at WebCite