kidzsearch.com > wiki  

Boaz, Alabama



KidzSearch Safe Wikipedia for Kids.
Jump to: navigation, search
Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Text' not found.
Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Text' not found.
Location in Marshall County and the state of Alabama
Location in Marshall County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 492: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountiesMarshall, Etowah
Government
 • TypeMayor and Council
Area
 • Total12.3 sq mi (31.7 km2)
 • Land12.2 sq mi (31.6 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
1,089 ft (332 m)
Population
 (2007)[1]
 • Total8,213
 • Density602.5/sq mi (233.8/km2)
Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Text' not found.
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35957 and 35956
Area code(s)Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Text' not found.
FIPS code01-07912
GNIS feature ID0114631

Boaz is a city in Etowah and Marshall Counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. The city is named after the husband of Ruth, from the Book of Ruth in the Bible. It is part of the 'Gadsden, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area'. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 7,411. According to the 2005 U.S. Census estimates, the city had a population of 7,893.[2]

References

  1. "Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in Alabama". United States Census Bureau. 2008-07-10. https://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2007-04-01.csv. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  2. "Archived copy". https://www.census.gov/popest/cities/files/SUB-EST2005-all.csv.