Athens is a town a short drive west of Huntsville and Madison with a population of 24,735. Athens is in Limestone County and has been named one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Athens offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Athens there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Athens and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Athens are highly rated.
ACCOLADES FOR ATHENS:
Named one of the safest cities in Alabama by The Home Security Advisor
Named one of the best suburbs to live in Alabama by Niche.com
Named one of the best places to retire in Alabama by Niche.com
Athens High named one of the best public high schools in Alabama by Niche.com