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Guntersville City

Marshall County, Alabama

Photo: Albert G. Henry House, ca. 1895, 308 Blount Avenue, Guntersville, AL. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. Photographed by user:GregGrimes (own work), 2014, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed September, 2014.

Guntersville City Photo

Guntersville City Hall is located at 341 Gunter Avenue, Guntersville, AL 35976.
Phone: 256‑571‑7560.


Location: North East Alabama along the banks of the Tennessee River, 90 miles north of Birmingham, 150 miles south of Nashville, 40 miles south east of Huntsville and 150 miles north west of Atlanta.

In 1939 the Tennessee Valley Authority completed the Guntersville Dam and its reservoir, filled with water and made Guntersville a peninsula city. Guntersville itself is an exciting, thriving community. The scenery is breathtaking, and with its 69,700-acre lake every weekend is a vacation. [www.marshallco.org, accessed October, 2011]

Guntersville was designated the county seat of Marshall County in 1848.

Nearby Towns: Albertville City •