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Site Selectors

Customized reports are available for site selectors and businesses considering Marshall County for relocation. To request information or to schedule a visit, please contact the Marshall County Economic Development Council at 256-582-5100.

Important Contacts

Marshall County At-A-Glance

Location

Marshall County is located in the Northeast portion of Alabama, within a 12-hour drive of half of the population of the United States.

It is less than a day’s drive to:

  • Atlanta, GA (150 Miles)
  • Birmingham, AL (65 Miles)
  • Charlotte, NC (360 Miles)
  • Chattanooga, TN (93 Miles)
  • Chicago, IL (580 Miles)
  • Dallas, TX (665 Miles)
  • Mobile, AL (330 Miles)
  • Nashville, TN (150 Miles)
  • New Orleans, LA (400 Miles)

Major Cities and Population

Albertville 21,160
Arab 8,050
Boaz 9,551
Guntersville 8,197
Total Population in County 93,019

*Source: US Census. City information is based on the 2010 Census.

Business Advantages

Financial Incentives

  • Alabama Capital Tax Credit Program allows qualifying companies to claim tax credit on Alabama income tax liabilities for capital costs on new construction and expansion projects in Alabama.
  • Industrial Development Bonds can be used to finance land, buildings, machinery, and equipment for new and expanding industries.
  • Ad Valorem Tax Abatements may be allowed for up to 10 years (except for educational funds).
  • Sales and Use Tax Abatements may be allowed (except for educational funds).
  • The Industrial Site Preparation Grant Program provides state grants to help new and expanding industries pay for industrial site preparation.

Transportation

  • Excellent four-lane highway system with quick access to I-59 and I-65.
  • International Intermodal Center located 49-65 miles from major cities in Marshall County.
  • Within three hours from Huntsville, Birmingham, Atlanta, and Nashville International Airports.
  • Waterway access to ports from Minneapolis to Mobile.

Available Workforce and Customized Recruitment/Training Programs

  • Right to work state
  • Approximately 84,342 underemployed workers in the Northeast Region
  • Low union presence
  • Free to low-cost workforce recruitment and training programs available

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Marshall County Economic Development Council
2208 Ringold Street, Suite    1-A   |   Guntersville,    AL    35976   |   256-582-5100   |   info@marshallteam.org