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city of Guntersville

City Website

Welcome to the city of Guntersville

The city of Guntersville is the county seat of Marshall County with over 8,300 residents. Known as “Alabama’s Lake City,” Guntersville is a peninsula surrounded by 69,000-acre Lake Guntersville. The city’s economy is a balance between tourism, manufacturing, retail trade, and professional services. Apart from outdoor recreation, the city has a rich culture from its Native American heritage, Civil War history, and thriving performing arts community.

Core Services

Business Licenses

Business licenses are often administered by the Municipality’s Office of the Probate Judge or the Department of Revenue. Access the Municipality business license application or contact information for obtaining a license here.

Economic Development

Access Municipality and area business development resources including, incentives, incubator opportunities, and local demographics compiled by municipality agencies, the area chamber of commerce, or the area economic development authority.


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Contact Us

Fill out an online form to request information about the City of Guntersville here.

  • 341 Gunter Avenue
    Guntersville, AL 35976
  • (256) 571-7560