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Welcome to Gurley ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gurley has a population of 812 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gurley.
Gurley is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.
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) & (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Gurley: 35748<5>
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 total 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 (which had a count of 876 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gurley.
Adding Gurley to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Gurley in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Gurley elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gurley on our Genealogy Page.
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.
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 ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 23 Jan 2021