Athens (Alabama)

Limestone County Courthouse in Athens

Athens is in northern Alabama, USA about 15 miles south of the Tennessee border and 20 miles west of Huntsville. It is the county seat of Limestone county.

Get in

By car

Get around

By car


During the Summer weeks, was June 28- August 4 of 2012 from 6:30pm-9:30pm, the Kiddie Carnival (put on by the local Lion's Club) is a regional favorite. Located at 515 North Beaty Street, the Kiddie Carnival has great rides for kids along with great concessions and bingo. Concessions are very reasonably priced and each ride is just one ticket. Tickets are purchased at a booth for $0.50 each.

The Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives is located at 100 Pryor Street West (+1 256 771-7579) in the old L&N Freight Depot. The hours are Monday-Saturday from 9AM - 3PM. The museum holds artifacts that honors the brave men and women from the Civil War to the present who fought and died to keep our land free. More information can be found here.

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Routes through Athens

Nashville Lewisburg  N  S  Decatur Birmingham
Corinth Florence  W  E  Madison Huntsville

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