Athens Limestone County, Alabama

Athens: County seat of Limestone County, Alabama, United States

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Location of Athens on Alabama map.

About

Athens is a city located in the county of Limestone in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,897. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 27,366 inhabitants.

The city was created 202 years ago in 1818.

Geography

Athens is located at 34°48'9"N 86°58'20"W (34.8024300, -86.9721900).

Limestone County Courthouse  Athens  Alabama 01 image
Limestone County Courthouse Athens Alabama 01
Limestone County Courthouse  Athens  Alabama 01 image

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Athens Quick Facts

Population : 27,366 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Limestone County
Postal code : 35611, 35613, 35614
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 0.64%
Land as percent of area : 99.36%
Named for : Athens
Altitude : 2,618 feet / 798 meters
Capital city : Athens is capital of Limestone County
Establishment : November 11, 1818 (202 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 04:33:48 (31st July 2021)
Population growth : 19.98% (2010-2019)

Demographics

The population of Athens increased by 19.98% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1960 9,330 - census
1970 14,360 35.03% census
1980 14,558 1.36% census
1990 16,901 13.86% census
2000 18,967 10.89% census
2010 21,897 13.38% census
2011 22,790 3.92% estimation process
2012 23,390 2.57% estimation process
2013 23,836 1.87% estimation process
2014 24,451 2.52% estimation process
2015 24,870 1.68% estimation process
2016 25,263 1.56% estimation process
2017 25,719 1.77% estimation process
2018 26,441 2.73% estimation process
2019 27,366 3.38% estimation process

Athens zip code is 35611. County name: Limestone, County fips: 01083

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People born in Athens (36)

People born in Athens, including Confederate Army soldier William N. Richardson, politician, United States Representative for Alabama's 6th Disrict from 1885 to 1887 John Mason Martin, basketball player/coach Keith Askins, you can see a list of people who born in Athens.

Schools

College & universities near Athens

Code Name City ZIP
100812 Athens State University Athens (AL) 35611

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Limestone County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Limestone County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Elkmont 510 Town in Alabama, United States
Mooresville 61 Town in Limestone County, Alabama, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Athens distances to largest Alabama cities

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