Limestone County , Alabama

Limestone County: County in Alabama, United States

Limestone County locator map
Location of Limestone County on Alabama map.


Limestone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 82,782 and a population density of 53 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Athens. The county was created 203 years ago in 1818.

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


Limestone County is located at 34°48'36"N 86°58'53"W (34.8100800, -86.9813700). It has 6 neighbors: Lauderdale County, Lawrence County, Madison County, Morgan County, Giles County and Lincoln County.

Limestone County map

The largest city of Limestone County is Athens with a population of 28,643. . See all Limestone County cities & populated places.


Limestone County forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%. more

Limestone County Quick Facts

Population : 102,228 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
Different from : Limestone County
Twitter username : limestonecounty
Plate code : 44
Area : 1572 km2
Water as percent of area : 7.8%
Land as percent of area : 92.2%
Named for : Limestone Creek
Altitude : 712 feet / 217 meters
Capital : Athens
Establishment : February 02, 1818
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:32:11 (21st September 2021)
Density : 65 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 19.02% (2010-2020)
Weather : 81℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather

Limestone County has 6 neighbours.


The population of Limestone County increased by 19.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 82,782 - census
2011 85,557 3.24% estimation process
2012 87,326 2.03% estimation process
2013 88,916 1.79% estimation process
2014 90,599 1.86% estimation process
2015 91,565 1.05% estimation process
2016 92,847 1.38% estimation process
2017 94,130 1.36% estimation process
2018 96,177 2.13% estimation process
2019 98,915 2.77% estimation process
2020 102,228 3.24% estimation process

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People born in Limestone County (8)

People born in Limestone County, including politician Edmund Pettus, singer Jake Hess, electric blues and soul blues musician J.J. Malone, you can see a list of people who born in Limestone County.

Other places with the same name (2)

Limestone County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Athens 28,643 County seat of Limestone County, Alabama, United States
Elkmont 528 Town in Alabama, United States
Mooresville 60 Town in Limestone County, Alabama, United States

Alabama Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Jefferson County 655,342 County in Alabama, United States
Mobile County 412,716 County in Alabama, United States
Madison County 379,453 County in Alabama, United States
Baldwin County 229,287 County in Alabama, United States
Montgomery County 224,639 County in Alabama, United States
Shelby County 221,428 County in Alabama, United States
Tuscaloosa County 210,758 County in Alabama, United States
Birmingham 206,950 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Huntsville 202,964 County seat of Madison County, Alabama, United States
Montgomery 196,268 City in and county seat of Montgomery County, Alabama, United States and Alabama federated state capital
Mobile 187,746 County seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Lee County 166,831 County in Alabama, United States
Morgan County 119,883 County in Alabama, United States
Calhoun County 113,469 County in Alabama, United States
Houston County 106,580 County in Alabama, United States
Tuscaloosa 102,819 County seat of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States