North Alabama
1757 US. Hwy 31. Athens, Alabama.
In and around Athens
Within sight of the Northgate RV Travel Park, is the Athens Sportsplex. The Sportsplex has one of the best municipal althletic facilities in the United States.

It has:
  • A very nice swimming pool with bathhouse slides etc.
  • Eight baseball fields
  • Five soccer fields
  • The popular Kids dugout(big playground)
contact (256)233-8740
Just around the corner
Just a short drive from Athens is the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.
Here you will find plenty of fun and education for the whole family.
US Space and Rocket Center

Biking & Hiking
Rails to Trails(One of the best kept secrets of the south!)
contact: (256) 732-4211
Alabama Veteran's Museum & Archives
Alabama Veteran's Museum & Archives
Covered Bridges! (Six covered bridges in Limestone County!)
contact (256) 232-2600
Antebellum Trail. (Antebellum refers to the time from 1812 to 1861)
This driving trail includes:
  • 24 Homes
  • 3 Churches
  • College
  • 2 Working cotton plantations
  • Post Office
  • Stagecoach Inn and Tavern
contact (256) 232-2600
Houston Memorial Library
contact (256) 233-8770
Limestone Flea Market (North Alabama's Largest Indoor Market)
contact (256) 233-5183
Antique Shopping:
Candlelight Antique Mall (256) 423-2746
Birds Nest Antique Mall (256) 232-8984
Blackburn-Mastich House (256) 232-1112
Regency Antique & Serendipity Mall inc. (256) 232-1003
The Corner Marketplace (256) 732-3341

Annual Events & Festivals
Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention (Sooooo Bigggg!)
contact: (256) 232-2600 or (256) 233-8100
Ardmore Renaissance Faire (256) 423-7588 or email
Beaty Historic District Walking Tour "Step Back in Time" (256) 232-2600
Cotton Tour (256) 232-2600
Festival of Trees (256) 232-0743

Ardmore Crape Myrtle Festival (256) 423-7588 or email
Dogwood Festival (256) 233-8728 or email
Freedom Fest (256) 232-2600
Homespun (256) 232-3525
Sam McCracken Days (256) 233-6687
Hospice Chili Challenge (256) 232-2600 or email
Lions Club Kiddie Carnival (256) 232-2600
Musical Explosion (256) 232-3525
Mooresville Biennial Olden Days
(256) 232-5990 or

Limestone County Sheriff's Reserve Rodeo
contact: (256) 232-0111 or

Ardmore Police Department Rodeo
contact: (256) 423-2146

Clements Rodeo
contact: (256) 729-6564

Some Quick Facts about the Athens / Limestone County
Limestone County is located in the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. We are resting on the northern bank of the mighty Tennessee River and reaches the southern border of the State of Tennessee.

Athens, Alabama listed in 2000; as having a population of 18,967. Limestone County's population was 65,676.

Limestone County has 25,273 households with a median income of $45,263.

The average price of a home in Athens-Limestone County is approximately $114,000.

Annual Temperature Average: 60.8 F
January Average: 40.9 F / July Average: 79.5 F
Average Rainfall: 53.19"

About 15 miles South of the Tennessee Line on I-65 with I-65 running down the middle of the state.

Proximity to:

22 miles from Huntsville
14 miles from Decatur
90 miles from Nashville
99 miles from Birmingham
215 miles from Atlanta
351 miles from the Gulf of Mexico
20 minutes to the NASA Space Center and the Huntsville
International Airport.

You are invited to find more information at the Greater Limestone County Chamber of Commerce

101 South Beaty Street
P.O. Box 150
Athens, AL 35612

Or email:

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