Gadsden, Alabama






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A Taste of Gadsden, Alabama

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT GADSDEN?

  1. Gadsden is a city in and the county seat of Etowah County, northeastern Alabama, United States, approximately 60 miles northeast of Birmingham. As of the 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 37,291.

  2. Gadsden was at one time in the 19th century Alabama's second most important center of commerce and industry, trailing only the seaport of Mobile. The two cities were important shipping centers: Gadsden for riverboats and Mobile for international trade. Through the 1980s, Gadsden was a center on heavy industry, including the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and the Republic Steel Corporation.

  3. Gadsden has a humid subtropical climate. It experiences hot, humid summers and generally mild winters, with average high temperatures ranging from 89.0 F in the summer to 49.4F high during winter.

Radio Stations:
WJCK 88.3 FM Piedmont, AL Religious
WGMZ 93.1 FM Glencoe, AL Classic Hits
WBHK 98.7 FM Warrior, AL Urban Contemporary
WKXX 102.9 FM Attalla, AL Top-40
WBPT 106.9 FM Homewood, AL Classic Hits
W298BG (WAVU) 107.5 FM Blue Mountain, AL Gospel Music
W298BG (WAVU) (CP) 107.5 FM Albertville, AL Gospel Music
WUHT 107.7 FM Birmingham, AL Urban Contemporary
WMGJ 1240 AM Gadsden, AL Urban Contemporary
WAAX 570 AM Gadsden, AL News/Talk
WHMA 1390 AM Anniston, AL Gospel Music

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Demographics of Gadsden, Alabama

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

62.69%

34.00%

0.30%

0.53%

2.67%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Gadsden, Alabama

     
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Businesses in Gadsden, Alabama


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Sally Beauty Supply - 305 George Wallace Dr Suite D - Gadsden, AL 35903 (256) 546-5563

  2. Sally Beauty Supply - Sutton Square Shopping - Gadsden, AL 35901 (256) 442-5406

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. BackStreet Art Gallery -  Category: Art Gallery -   608 Chestnut St Gadsden, AL 35901 (256) 547-3357  - (visit website)

  2. Toson's Art Gallery -  Category: Art Gallery -   925 Spruce Street Gadsden, AL 35901 (256) 547-3357  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Bama Rib Shack - 500 N. 12th St., Gadsden, AL 35901 (256) 546-5060

  2. Lizzie's Barbecue - 1440 E Broad St, Gadsden, AL 35903 (256) 494-0098

  3. Soul Food Kitchen - 823 Tuscaloosa Ave, Gadsden, AL 35901 (256) 543-8080

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COUNTRY STYLE FAMILY @ JUNETEENTH GADSDEN, ALABAMA.

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CHURCHES



  1. Abundant Life C.O.G.I.C - 132 Roberts Circle, 541 Hoke Street, Gadsden, AL 35903 (256) 492-7975

  2. Grant Chapel AME Church - 710 North Henry Street, Gadsden, AL 35901-2374 (256) 547-9980

  3. Handy Chapel AME Church - 901 Rogers Street, Gadsden, AL 35901-2327 (256) 543-1131

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. 2nd Street Music Hall - 208 S 2nd St - Gadsden, AL 35901 (256) 546-9728 - (visit website)

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Gadsden Juneteenth Celebration - Floyd L. Donald (256) 546-4434 (256) 546-9645 Fax -- (email)

    Event is held in the month of June.


  2. Smoke on the Falls - BBQ Festival/Cook-Off - BBQ Festival at Noccalula Park - Phone (256) 549-4663  -- (visit website)

    Admission charged. Noccalula Falls Park--BBQ Festival at Noccalula Park, Professional and Amatuer teams, People's Choice Contest, Live Music, Vendors, Children's Fun Area.


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