Gadsden Etowah County, Alabama

Gadsden: City in and the county seat of Etowah County in the U.S. state of Alabama

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Location of Gadsden on Alabama map.

About

Gadsden is a city located in the county of Etowah in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 36,856. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 34,816 inhabitants.

The city was created 145 years ago in 1875.

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Geography

Gadsden is located at 34°0'52"N 86°0'23"W (34.0143400, -86.0063900).

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Weather

Gadsden forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North wind 0 to 5 mph. more

Gadsden Quick Facts

Population : 34,816 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Etowah County
Postal code : 35901
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 2.96%
Land as percent of area : 97.04%
Named for : James Gadsden
Altitude : 541 feet / 165 meters
Capital city : Gadsden is capital of Etowah County
Establishment : January 01, 1876 (145 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 07:19:22 (23rd October 2021)
Population growth : -5.86% (2010-2020)
Weather : 44℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Gadsden decreased by 5.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 38,978 - census
2010 36,856 -5.76% census
2011 36,803 -0.14% estimation process
2012 36,635 -0.46% estimation process
2013 36,388 -0.68% estimation process
2014 36,124 -0.73% estimation process
2015 35,875 -0.69% estimation process
2016 35,691 -0.52% estimation process
2017 35,560 -0.37% estimation process
2018 35,255 -0.87% estimation process
2019 35,000 -0.73% estimation process
2020 34,816 -0.53% estimation process

Gadsden zip code is 35901. County name: Etowah, County fips: 01055

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Local Places in Gadsden

1 Gadsden City Hall
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Gadsden City Hall
2 Gadsden City Council Office

Address: 90 E Broad St, Gadsden, AL 35901 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Gadsden (73)

People born in Gadsden, including operatic tenor Jean Cox, rapper Yelawolf, actress Beth Grant, you can see a list of people who born in Gadsden.

  • James Allen (Democratic U.S. Senator (1912-1978)) he was born in 28/12/1912
  • Jim Guthrie (American racing driver) he was born in 13/09/1961
  • Sunny Mabrey (American actress, model and comedian) she was born in 28/11/1975
  • Jerry McCain (American electric blues musician) he was born in 18/06/1930
  • Charles Clyde Ebbets (American photographer) he was born in 18/08/1905
  • Derrick Allen (American basketball player) he was born in 17/07/1980
  • Pat Swindall (American politician (1950-2018)) he was born in 18/10/1950
  • Rex Griffin (American singer-songwriter, musician, singer and songwriter) he was born in 12/08/1912
  • Bassett Maguire (U.S. botanist (1904–1991)) he was born in 04/08/1904
  • Mathew Knowles (American music executive, businessman, record producer, and manager) he was born in 09/01/1952
  • Jason Smoots (American sprinter) he was born in 13/07/1980
  • Marion Blakey (American government official) she was born in 26/03/1948
  • Phillip Alford (American actor) he was born in 11/09/1948
  • James Hood (Civil right activist) he was born in 10/11/1942
  • Cadillac Williams (American football player, Running backs coach for Birmingham Iron) he was born in 21/04/1982
  • Dave Bustion (American basketball player) he was born in 30/08/1949
  • Dre Kirkpatrick (American football defensive back) he was born in 26/10/1989
  • Michael Boley (American football player) he was born in 24/08/1982

Schools in Gadsden

College & universities near Gadsden, AL

Code Name City ZIP
101240 Gadsden State Community College Gadsden (AL) 35903

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gadsden, AL

Code Name Address Type
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL
BHM Birmingham 1819 Morris Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Gadsden

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gadsden Post Office Gadsden (AL) 35901

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Gadsden , Tennessee human settlement in Crockett County, Tennessee, United States of America with a population of 468 people.

Other cities in Etowah County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Etowah County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Rainbow City 9,611 City in Alabama, United States
Southside 9,046 City in Alabama, United States
Attalla 5,832 City in Etowah County, Alabama, USA
Glencoe 5,080 City in Alabama, USA
Hokes Bluff 4,240 City in Etowah County, Alabama, United States
Sardis City 1,776 Human settlement
Altoona 915 Town in Etowah County, Alabama, USA
Walnut Grove 692 Human settlement in Etowah County, Alabama, United States of America
Reece City 624 Town in Etowah County, Alabama, United States
Anderson 268 Town in Lauderdale County, Alabama, USA
Lester 134 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Gadsden distances to largest Alabama cities