Gurley is a town in Madison County, Alabama. It is part of the Huntsville Metro Area. It is situated at an elevation of 640 feet, and it has a total land area of 2.79 square miles. The community was established in 1817, and it was incorporated in 1891.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, manuacturing, construction, health care and social assistance and retail trade are the major economic activities here. Public schooling comprises one elementary and one high school. Frerichs Airport is the local airport. The closest hospital is Crestwood Medical Center, located 12 miles away in Huntsville. The cost of living here is 10.40% lower than the country average.
The town gets 60 inches of rain annually. The number of days in a year with measurable precipitation is 105. Snowfall is about 3 inches annually.