Athens, Alabama

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Athens, Alabama
City of Athens
Limestone County Courthouse in Athens
Limestone County Courthouse in Athens
Location of Athens in Limestone County, Alabama
Location of Athens in Limestone County, Alabama
Athens is located in Alabama
Athens
Athens
Location in Alabama
Athens is located in the United States
Athens
Athens
Athens (the United States)
Athens is located in North America
Athens
Athens
Athens (North America)
Coordinates: 34°47′23″N 86°58′10″W / 34.78972°N 86.96944°W / 34.78972; -86.96944[1]
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyLimestone
IncorporatedNovember 19, 1818
Government
 • TypeMayor Council
 • MayorWilliam "Ronnie" Marks[2]
 • City Council
Members' List[3]
Area
 • Total40.87 sq mi (105.85 km2)
 • Land40.60 sq mi (105.16 km2)
 • Water0.26 sq mi (0.68 km2)
Elevation
798 ft (243.1 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total25,406
 • Density625.70/sq mi (241.58/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
35611–35614–35613
Area codes256, 938
FIPS code01-02956
GNIS feature ID0113266
Websitewww.athensal.us

Athens is a city in Limestone County, Alabama. It is also the county seat of that county.

In the year 2000, Athens had a population of about 21,000 people. Athens has an area of about 39 miles and sits at 798 feet above sea level.

References[change | change source]

  1. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. "The Mayor's Office". City of Athens. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  3. City Council, City of Athens, retrieved 1 March 2018
  4. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.