Marshall County has an excellent four-lane highway system with easy access to Interstates 59 and 65. Major routes within the county include Federal Highway 431 and Federal Highway 231, directly connecting Marshall County with Huntsville and Montgomery, Alabama. The county is within a 12 hour drive from ½ of the population of the United States.
Distance to Major Interstates/Highways
from Cities in Marshall County
|I-59||22 Miles||50 Miles||15 Miles||30 Miles|
|I-20||60 Miles||80 Miles||50 Miles||70 Miles|
|I-65||49 Miles||30 Miles||68 Miles||40 Miles|
|I-565||50 Miles||35 Miles||56 Miles||40 Miles|
|Highway 431||0 Miles||15 Miles||0 Miles||0 Miles|
|Highway 231||20 Miles||0 Miles||25 Miles||20 Miles|
|Highway 278||14 Miles||11 Miles||11 Miles||17 Miles|
MCEDC recently commissioned a comprehensive traffic study for US 431. This study was a partnership between the MCEDC, ALDOT and the cities of Albertville, Boaz and Guntersville. The study was conducted by SAIN Associates. Click on the links below to download the final report.
Marshall County has two municipal airports and is less than one hour from the Huntsville International Airport.
Albertville Municipal Airport
Guntersville Municipal Airport
Nearby Commercial Airports
|Huntsville International Airport||45 miles|
|Birmingham International Airport||60 miles|
|Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport||90 miles|
|Atlanta – Hartsfield International Airport||150 miles|
The Huntsville International Intermodal Center
Located in nearby Madison County, the Huntsville International Intermodal Center provides facilities and services for receiving, transferring, storing, and distributing air, rail, and highway cargo.
Marshall County is served by the Alabama-Tennessee Railway, part of OmniTrax, in a trackage lease agreement with CSX. It connects to the CSX as well as Norfolk Southern lines and is less congested than many other mainline tracks.
Marshall County contains a major U.S. waterway, the Tennessee River, with a navigable depth of 9 feet which connects to the Tennessee Tom Bigbee Waterway and the Mississippi River.