Gadsden, Alabama

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Gadsden, Alabama
Location in Etowah County and the state of Alabama
Location in Etowah County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 34°0′36″N 86°0′37″W / 34.01000°N 86.01028°W / 34.01000; -86.01028
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyEtowah
BeganFebruary 18, 1867[1]
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council (7 members)
 • MayorSherman Guyton
Area
 • Total37.2 sq mi (96.3 km2)
 • Land36 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Water1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
Elevation
541 ft (165 m)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total37,291
 • Density1,047.8/sq mi (400.12/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35901-35907
Area code(s)256
FIPS code01-28696
GNIS feature ID0157961
Websitewww.cityofgadsden.com

Gadsden is a city and the county seat of Etowah County, northeastern Alabama, United States, about 60 miles northeast of Birmingham.

References[change | change source]

  1. Alabama Laws and Joint Resolutions of the Legislature of Alabama. United States, J. Boardman, 1867. "No. 506. An Act To incorporate the town of Gadsden, in the county of Baine. (...) Approved February 18, 1867 Google Books. Access date 2022-05-14.
  2. "Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in Alabama, Listed Alphabetically: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006" (CSV). 2007 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. June 28, 2007. Retrieved June 28, 2007.