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Welcome to Gurley ...

The town of Gurley is located in Madison County<1>.

The location of Gurley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gurley has a population of 812 people<3> (see below for details).

Gurley is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Gurley (for example, toward Durham (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Gurley: (256) and (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Gurley: 35748<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gurley had an population of 812 people. This is an increase of 1.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gurley had a population of 801 people. This makes Gurley the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Gurley represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 278th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 801 people, the population of Gurley decreased 8.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 876 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gurley.

Communities Also Named Gurley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Gurley: This one is located in Madison County and the other is located in Blount County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 6 communities that are also named Gurley - they are located in Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, South Carolina and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gurley.

Communities near Gurley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gurley.

  • Huntsville [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
    • Huntsville [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Gurley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,574 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<8>
  • Scottsboro [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsboro
    • Scottsboro [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Gurley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsboro<8>
  • New Hope [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hope
    • New Hope [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Gurley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,916 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hope<8>
  • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owens' Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owens' Cross Roads
    • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Gurley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,129 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owens' Cross Roads
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owens' Cross Roads<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grant [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
      • Grant [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Gurley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grant<8>
    • Skyline [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline
      • Skyline [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Gurley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyline
    • Woodville [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
      • Woodville [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Gurley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 723 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<8>
    • Pleasant Groves [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Groves have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Groves
      • Pleasant Groves [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the east of Gurley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 404 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Groves
    • Langston [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Langston
      • Langston [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Gurley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 262 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Langston<8>
    • Brownsboro [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownsboro
      • Brownsboro [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the northwest of Gurley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brownsboro<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gurley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gurley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gurley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gurley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gurley. See our Newspapers Page for Gurley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gurley ...

Looking for more information about Gurley? 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 Gurley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gurley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gurley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gurley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gurley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Gurley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gurley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gurley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gurley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gurley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gurley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7000, Longitude: -86.3768       In this case, the coordinates for Gurley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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