Boaz, Alabama

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Boaz, Alabama
Location in Marshall County and the state of Alabama
Location in Marshall County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 34°12′10″N 86°9′37″W / 34.20278°N 86.16028°W / 34.20278; -86.16028
CountryUnited States
CountiesMarshall, Etowah
 • TypeMayor and Council
 • Total12.3 sq mi (31.7 km2)
 • Land12.2 sq mi (31.6 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
1,089 ft (332 m)
 • Total8,213
 • Density602.5/sq mi (233.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35957 and 35956
Area code(s)256
FIPS code01-07912
GNIS feature ID0114631

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. Archived from the original on 2008-08-01. Retrieved 2008-07-14.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-02-01. Retrieved 2017-12-05.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)