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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 28,643 inhabitants.

The city was created 202 years ago in 1818.

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

Geography

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

Athens map

Athens Quick Facts

Population : 28,643 (2020)
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 : 04:17:40 (28th October 2021)
Population growth : 23.55% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Athens increased by 23.55% in 10 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
2020 28,643 4.46% 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.

  • Nicholas Davis Jr. (American politician) he was born in 14/01/1825
  • Don Black (American white nationalist) he was born in 01/01/1953
  • Andy Nelson (American football safety) he was born in 27/05/1933
  • C. Eric Lincoln (Professor of Religion and of Sociology) he was born in 23/06/1924
  • Gary Redus (American baseball player) he was born in 01/11/1956
  • Lee Vickers (Player of American football) he was born in 13/03/1981
  • P. O. Davis (American educator) he was born in 15/08/1890
  • Patti J. Malone (American musician) she was born in 01/01/1858
  • Roger Murrah (American musician) he was born in 20/11/1946
  • Tom Calvin (American football player) he was born in 13/06/1926
  • Wally Bullington (American football player and coach)
  • Wayne Redmond (baseball player) he was born in 25/11/1945
  • Woody Abernathy (baseball player) he was born in 16/10/1908
  • Sheila Andrews (American country music singer) she was born in 01/01/1953
  • Charles Coleman Thach (President of Auburn University) he was born in 15/03/1860
  • Robert Thach (American golfer) he was born in 09/11/1866
  • Pryor Williams (American football player (1893-1948)) he was born in 26/12/1893
  • Floyd McDaniel (American singer) he was born in 21/07/1915

Schools in Athens

College & universities near Athens, AL

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

Post offices near Athens

Post Office Name City ZIP
Athen Post Office Athens (AL) 35611

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  • Athens , Missouri township in Missouri with a population of 2,080 people.
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  • Athens , Wisconsin village in Marathon County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,079 people.
  • Athens , Michigan village in Michigan with a population of 996 people.
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  • Athens , Vermont town in Windham County, Vermont with a population of 435 people.
  • Athens , Louisiana village in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, United States with a population of 265 people.
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Other cities in Limestone County

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

City Name Population Title
Elkmont 528 Town in Alabama, United States
Mooresville 60 Town in Limestone County, Alabama, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Athens distances to largest Alabama cities