Douglas is a town in Marshall County, Alabama. It is part of the Albertville Metro Area. Its population at the 2010 census is 744. It has a total area of 3.1 square miles, of which 0.32% is water.
Construction, manufacturing, retail and agriculture related activities are the most significant contributors to the local economy. Public schooling is given by one primary, one elementary, one middle and one high school. The closest hospital is the Marshall Medical Center South, located about 10 miles away in Boaz. It has two churches of different denominations. Douglas' cost of living is 17.90% lower than the country average, making living here significantly cheaper.
The town gets 54 inches of rain annually. The number of days with any measurable precipitation, in a year, is 74. Snowfall is about an inch annually.