Grant, Alabama

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Grant, Alabama
Nickname(s): "Home of the DAR Patriots"
Motto: "...a scenic mountain town"
Location in Marshall County and the state of Alabama
Location in Marshall County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°30′10″N 86°15′19″W / 34.50278°N 86.25528°W / 34.50278; -86.25528
Country United States
State Alabama
County Marshall
 • Total 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 • Land 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,227 ft (374 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 896
 • Density 500/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35747
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-31096
GNIS feature ID 0119235

Grant is a town in Marshall County, in the northeast of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population of Grant was 896;[1] it is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all land.[1] Grant is located at on the plateau top of Gunters Mountain. A historical cave, Cathedral Caverns, is just outside Grant in nearby Woodville, Alabama.

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Coordinates: 34°30′10″N 86°15′19″W / 34.502899°N 86.255378°W / 34.502899; -86.255378