- Explore Athens
Browse through area attractions such as museums, courthouses, historic districts, libraries, and more.
Athens-Limestone Hospital focuses its attention on the health needs of the Tennessee Valley Region of Alabama. Our hospital provides most services needed to treat the needs of a fast-growing middle size community.
The City of Athens is home to 2 public libraries.
The Athens City Schools have won numerous educational awards and has made 100 percent on state adequate yearly progress reports each year.
Locate community events, current news, and general information.
Events & Happenings
View a list of Events and Happenings in Athens and the surrounding area. Please note that some events may cause heavy traffic in the event area.
History of Athens
Learn about crop farming, settlement, railroad development, and other historical benchmarks for Athens.
Parks & Facilities
Check out area parks, facilities, and a list of their amenities.
Athens will be 200 years old on Nov. 19, 1818, and is celebrating its Bicentennial in conjunction with a 3-year statewide Bicentennial being held from 2017 to 2019.
Fun outdoor activities such as playing in the parks; indulging in a game of tennis; swimming in the pool; or fishing in Elk River await you.
Relay for Life
The City of Athens traditionally has a Relay for Life Team to support the efforts of the American Cancer Society.
The Square is the place to find the perfect outfit or become mesmerized by the toy train winding through a window display at the hardware store. The historic courthouse square is the backdrop for many Athens events.
We invite you to visit Limestone County Alabama - located in the Tennessee Valley with the Tennessee River running along the southern end of the county and the Elk River defining the southwest boundary.
Webcam in Downtown Athens