Limestone County, county in Alabama, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 102,228 inhabitants. The county was created 205 years ago in 1818. Its county seat is Athens.
Situated in the fertile Tennessee Valley region of North Alabama, Limestone County is home to several small cities and towns steeped in Southern history and charm. The county seat is Athens, known for its antebellum homes and architecture as well as being home to Athens State University.
Just southwest of Athens sits the city of Elkmont, a historic railroad town with a quaint downtown area. To the east is the city of Lester, lying along the rich farmlands and rolling hills of Limestone County. The community of Tanner developed as a hub for the surrounding agricultural area which dominates the landscape.
Other Limestone County towns like Ardmore, Goodspring, and Mooresville grew along stagecoach and railroad routes, with historic buildings reminding visitors of days gone by. No matter which Limestone County community you visit, you'll find welcoming residents proud of their heritage in this unique part of the Tennessee Valley anchored by the bustling college town of Athens.
List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Limestone County.
|Athens||County seat of Limestone County, Alabama, United States||28,643|
|Elkmont||Town in Alabama, United States||528|
|Mooresville||Town in Limestone County, Alabama, United States||60|