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Guntersville Shores, Alabama

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About Guntersville Shores
Guntersville Shores is located in Marshall County (Alabama).

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-profile   General information about Guntersville Shores
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Guntersville Shores
-bycounty   Nearest communities to Guntersville Shores (By-County)
-census   Census information for Guntersville Shores
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Guntersville Shores
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Guntersville Shores
-cemeteries   Cemeteries in the area of Guntersville Shores
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-summary   Summarized information
-map   Interactive map centered on Guntersville Shores
-tripmap   TripAdvisor Tourism pages
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-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Guntersville Shores
-glossary   This page...

Glossary and Definitions ...

Area Code Overlay
An Overlay refers to the situation in which two (or more) area codes (eg- 256, 938) serve the same geographic area. In the case of Guntersville Shores, area code (938) is the Overlay for area code (256).

The Overlay is necessary when the geographic area requires (or expects to need) more phone numbers than can be provided by a single area code.

When an Overlay is present, 10-digit dialing becomes necessary for all calls, even if local. There are different types of Overlays, with each of the different Overlays having its own characteristics and dialing requirements.

If you would like to learn more about Overlays, we suggest the Wikipedia entry for Overlays.
GNIS Codes
The function of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is to establish uniform names for geographic features (eg- communities, mountains, lakes, rivers, streams, etc). The BGN was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. BGN–accepted names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), which is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent identifier has been assigned for each feature in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive.

Guntersville Shores has been given the GNIS Feature ID of '148870'. Click here to see the GNIS Record for Guntersville Shores.