Veterans Affairs Departments in Etowah County, Alabama

There are 3 Veterans Affairs Departments in Etowah County, Alabama, serving a population of 103,132 people in an area of 536 square miles. There is 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 34,377 people, and 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 178 square miles.

In Alabama, Etowah County is ranked 24th of 67 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per capita, and 7th of 67 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per square mile.

List of Etowah County Veterans Affairs Departments

Find Etowah County, Alabama veterans affairs departments, or service organizations.


Etowah County Veterans Affairs 800 Forrest Avenue Gadsden, AL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 233 North 3rd Street Gadsden, AL

Veterans of Foreign Wars 817 Rainbow Drive Gadsden, AL

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Etowah County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, Alabama State, and local Etowah County, AL level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in Etowah County.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Etowah County military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Etowah County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Etowah County VFW and AMVETS posts

Etowah County Veteran Statistics

Find Etowah County Veteran Status, VA Health Care Coverage, and Period of Military Service. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Etowah County Veteran Status
 Etowah CountyAlabama
Veterans7,471 (9.3%)341,642 (9.1%)
Etowah County VA Health Care Coverage
 Etowah CountyAlabama
VA Health Care Coverage3,230 (3.2%)133,847 (2.8%)
No Other Coverage444 (0.4%)15,697 (0.3%)
Age: Under 19932,095
Age: 19 to 64 Years1,19363,930
Age: 65 Years+1,94467,822
Etowah County Period of Military Service
 Etowah CountyAlabama
Gulf War (2001+), no Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era71836,353
Gulf War (2001+) and Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era37024,228
Gulf War (2001+), and Gulf War (90-01), and Vietnam Era1442,033
Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era93745,663
Gulf War (90-01) and Vietnam Era1527,633
Vietnam Era, no Korean War, no World War II2,696112,385
Vietnam Era and Korean War, no World War II233,944
Vietnam Era and Korean War and World War II20962
Korean War, no Vietnam Era, no World War II50324,056
Korean War and World War II, no Vietnam Era41,134
World War II, no Korean War, no Vietnam Era31110,018
Between Gulf War and Vietnam Era only84846,094
Between Vietnam Era and Korean War only71025,570
Between Korean War and World War II only351,470
Pre-World War II only-99