Place:Marshall, Alabama, United States

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Marshall County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of John Marshall, famous Chief Justice of the United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 93,019. Its county seat is Guntersville. A second courthouse is in Albertville.

The U.S. federal government has designated the county as the Albertville micropolitan statistical area, which is a component of the Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, AL Combined Statistical Area.

Marshall County is a dry county, with the exception of the four cities of Albertville, Arab, Guntersville, and Boaz.

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History

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Marshall County was established on January 9, 1836.

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of , of which (or 91.00%) is land and (or 9.00%) is water. The Tennessee river runs both north and south within the county.

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River

Tennessee River

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1836 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 7,553
1850 8,846
1860 11,472
1870 9,871
1880 14,585
1890 18,935
1900 23,289
1910 28,553
1920 32,669
1930 39,802
1940 42,395
1950 45,090
1960 48,018
1970 54,211
1980 65,622
1990 70,832

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