Gunters Mountain

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Gunters Mountain
Gunters Mountain is located in Alabama
Gunters Mountain
Gunters Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 1380+ ft (421+ m) [1]
Coordinates 34°33′58″N 86°10′39″W / 34.566198°N 86.1774816°W / 34.566198; -86.1774816Coordinates: 34°33′58″N 86°10′39″W / 34.566198°N 86.1774816°W / 34.566198; -86.1774816[2]
Location Jackson / Marshall counties, Alabama, U.S.
Parent range Appalachian Mountains
Topo map USGS Swearengin

Gunters Mountain is a plateau-type summit in the U.S. state of Alabama. Part of the Cumberland Plateau, Gunters Mountain separates the Cumberland Plateau from the valley of the Tennessee River.

Gunters Mountain is in Marshall County and Jackson County, just west of Guntersville Lake, a reservoir on the Tennessee River. The town of Grant is located on top of the plateau of Gunters Mountain. The mountain is located about halfway between the cities of Guntersville and Scottsboro. It is also the highest point of Marshall County.[1][3]

Variant names of Gunters Mountain include Grant Mountain, Gunter Mountain, and Shell Mountain.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Gunters Mountain, Alabama". 
  2. ^ a b "Gunters Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-23. 
  3. ^ "North Alabama County Trip Reports". County Highpointers. Retrieved 2010-01-23.