The city of Gadsden, Alabama is located in northeastern Alabama and is county seat of Etowah County. Gadsden is located approximately 60 miles northeast of Birmingham, Alabama. The city of Gadsden is named after Colonel James Gadsden of South Carolina, who is later known for the Gadsden Purchase. According to the census bureau in 2006, over 37,000 people lived in the city of Gadsden.
From its founding in the early 1800s up until the 1980s Gadsden was dependent upon heavy industry such as Goodyear Tire and Republic Steel. Gadsden is also the home to Noccalula Falls Park a 100 foot waterfall. Legend has it that the waterfall is named after a beautiful Indian Princess Noccalula who threw herself over the falls rather than marry someone her father wanted her to marry. After her death, her father named the falls after her.
Gadsden, Alabama has several major interstates and highways that service the Gadsden area, including: Interstate 59; Interstate 759; U.S. Highway 411; U.S. Highway 431; and U.S. Highway 278.
In 2008, there were 1,442 automobile accidents in the city of Gadsden, 421 people were injured in these wrecks. In Etowah County, Alabama, there were 2,758 motor vehicle accidents, 916 people were injured in these accidents. In 2008, 20 people lost their lives in car and truck accidents in Etowah County.
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