Tanner is an unincorporated village located in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is within central southern Limestone County on the Tennessee River adjoining to the city of Athens. Tanner is part of the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. It was originally named the McDonald's Station then later changed it to Rowland. Tanner post office was opened in 1913. It has an elevation of 666 feet above sea level. Tanner High School is located within the area. Tanner Zip code is 35671 and Area code is 256.