Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Guntersville, Alabama

With a breathtaking view of Lake Guntersville from all sides, Guntersville is one of the most unique cities in North Alabama. If you plan to enter a treatment program in Guntersville or the surrounding area, read the information below to learn more about this exciting city before you arrive.

Nearest Airport

If you plan to fly to Alabama, the closest airport at which you can arrive is the Huntsville International Airport. This airport is located in Huntsville, AL, which is only 34 miles away from your final destination of Guntersville. The next closest airport is the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, which is approximately 61 miles away from Guntersville.

Typical Weather

Guntersville weather typically consists of hot summers and mild winters. The hottest weather occurs in July and August, when the average high is 90 degrees. Guntersville’s weather is coolest during the months of December and January, when temperatures reach a high of only 53 and lows in the 30s.

Guntersville’s average monthly precipitation ranges from 3.32 to 5.5 inches, with the most precipitation occurring during the month of February.


If you’re planning to visit a patient in Guntersville, or if you are looking for a place to stay after exiting an addiction treatment program, consider one of the following lodging options:

  • Lakeside Inn
  • Super 8
  • Hampton Inn
  • Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham
  • Kings Inn
  • Quality Inn

Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in living and working in Guntersville after you finish your treatment program, you may be able to find employment in one of the industries listed below.

  • Retail – According to the Guntersville Chamber of Commerce, the retail industry provides 50 percent of the jobs in this city.
  • Manufacturing – Manufacturing is the largest and most active industry in Guntersville.

Jobseekers in Guntersville may also find jobs in the tourism, hospitality, service or construction industries.

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