Boaz is a city in Etowah and Marshall Counties in the State of Alabama. It is part of the 'Gadsden, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area'. As of the2010 census, the population of the city is 9,551. Boaz is known mainly for its outlet shops.
Boaz is located at(34.202793, −86.160457).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau the city has a total area of 12.3 square miles (32 km2), of which 12.2 square miles (32 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.49%) is water.
In May 2004, the City of Boaz broke away from the Marshall County School system and formed the Boaz City School System. There are 5 schools in the Boaz City School System:
Boaz is also home to Snead State Community College.
Climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa" (Humid Subtropical Climate).