Boaz is a city spread between Etowah and Marshall Counties in the state of Alabama. It is part of the Gadsden, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city has a total area of 12.2 square miles. 12.2 square miles of the area is land and 0.1 (0.49%) square miles of it is water.
The city is known for having a number of shopping outlets, such as Burke's Outlet, Amberson's Family Clothing, Van Huesen, Boots Plus, Rue 21, Rack Room Shoes, US Public Safety Gear, Wal-Mart, Just Amy, a Gap outlet and many more. Some specialty shops include King Arthur Clock & Jewelry, Little Lots, Triple S Trophies & Engraving, J&S Pools, Johnson's Hallmark, Alexander's Florist & Gifts, Gaines Florist, and many more.
The city also has movie theaters, kids' centers, a golf course, and lodgings to make it attractive for tourists. Boaz's cost of living is 15.90% lower that the country average, making living here comparatively cheaper. The closest hospital is the Marshall Medical Center North, located about 14 miles away in Guntersville. The newly formed Boaz City School System, which has 5 schools- two elementary, one intermediate, one middle and one high school.
The town gets about 55 inches of rain annually, with about 104 days having measurable precipitation. Snowfall is about 2 inches annually.