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city of Athens

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Welcome to the city of Athens

The city of Athens is located in Limestone County in north-central Alabama, situated 15 miles south of the Tennessee state line. As one of the state’s major technology centers, Athens is home to a set of diverse industries, including aerospace, biotechnology, robotics and more. The city has over 24,500 residents and an award-winning school district, Athens City Schools.

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  • 200 West Hobbs Street
    Athens, AL 35611
  • (256) 233-8720