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Welcome to Boaz ...
The location of Boaz has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Boaz has a population of 9,652 people<2> (see below for details).
Boaz was established in 1897.
The community of Boaz is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Boaz lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Boaz (for example, toward Cave Spring (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Area codes for Boaz: (256) and (938)<4>
The ZIP codes for Boaz: 35956, 35957<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Boaz had a population of 9,551 people (or 10.27% of the total population of Marshall County). This makes Boaz the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Boaz represents 0.2% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,551 people, the population of Boaz increased 28.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,411 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Boaz had an population of 9,652 people. This is an increase of 1.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.24% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Boaz.
Communities near Boaz ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Boaz.
Communities Also Named Boaz ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Boaz - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Boaz.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Boaz:
Websites for Boaz ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boaz ...
Looking for more information about Boaz? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Boaz, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Boaz.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Boaz: www.ci.boaz.al.us/city/
The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 24 Mar 2019