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Time Zone: Marshall County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Guntersville is the Seat for Marshall County.

Marshall County was founded in 1836.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Marshall had a population of 90,399 people. This is an increase of 9.93% since the last Census (which gave a population of 82,231 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Marshall represented 1.85% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 14th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201093,019+13.12%+2.9% since 2009
200990,399+9.93%+1.34% since 2008
200889,200+8.47%+1.4% since 2007
200082,231The Last Census

More information can be found on the Marshall County Census Page for Marshall County.


Below are some of the communities located in Marshall County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Marshall County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Albertville   20,11517,24716.63% increase  
Guntersville   8,6017,39516.31% increase  
Grant   7216658.42% increase  
Douglas   63253019.25% increase  
Union Grove   101947.45% increase  

Websites for Marshall County

Official Website:   www.marshallco.org/www/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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