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The City of Athens, AL

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Athens is a popular city in the state of Alabama with a total of 24,194 residents living there. Athens is ranked as the eighteenth most populated city in Alabama and the 1307th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Limestone County. The largest nearby city to Athens is Huntsville, approximately 21 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Athens, including Crow's Nest Restaurant, Hot Chile, Pizza Parlor, Momma Bear's Country Cooking and Whitt's Barbecue 1-A. For a larger selection of Athens restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Athens Golf Courses and/or Amusement Parks, including the Woodland Golf Course, Southern Gales Golf Club, Canebrake Golf Club, Anderson Creek Golf Course and Chriswood Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Athens please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following airport is located in or near Athens:
- Huntsville Intl. Airport (HSV)

Athens, Alabama Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Athens
In the month of January, Athens experiences an average high temperature of 48 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 28 degrees with an average rainfall of 5.33 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Athens with daytime temperatures averaging 88 degrees in the summer, and 51 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Athens to receive an average of 5.3 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.03 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -17 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Athens should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 72 degrees, and nighttime lows of 48.


                                                                                    
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Athens, Alabama Attractions

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Alabama Constitution Village  - Huntsville,
The Alabama Constitution Village is a historical open air museum in Huntsville, Alabama that reenacts life in 1819. The eight buildings include a law office, print shop, land surveyor's office, post office, cabinetmaker's shop and residence.
Anderson Creek Golf Course Alabama
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Anderson Creek Golf Course  - Anderson,
The Anderson Creek Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lauderdale County Alabama. Built in 1992, this Anderson course designed by James Bullard & Bob Ingrum is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 256-247-5913. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 2831 County Rd 156, Anderson, AL 35610
Becky Pierce Golf Course Huntsville Alabama
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Becky Pierce Golf Course  - Huntsville,
The Becky Pierce Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Madison County Alabama. Built in 1956, this Huntsville course designed by Denis Griffiths & Ron Kirby is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 256-880-1151. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.

 


Address: 2151 Airport Rd SW, Huntsville, AL 35801
Canebrake Golf Club Athens Alabama
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Canebrake Golf Club  - Athens,
The Canebrake Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Limestone County Alabama. Built in 1998, this Athens course designed by Ron Garl is open no denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts requi. Tee times are accepted up to 14 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 256-232-2412.

 


Address: 23015 Founders Cr, Athens, AL 35613
Cedar Ridge Golf Course Decatur Alabama
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Cedar Ridge Golf Course  - Decatur,
The Cedar Ridge Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Morgan County Alabama. Built in 1975, this Decatur course designed by Neal Holland is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 256-353-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.

 


Address: 3030 Moadus Rd SW, Decatur, AL 35603
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Celebration Arena  - Decatur,
Celebration Arena is a 10,000-seat indoor arena that is situated in Decatur, Alabama. It contains an 142-by-300-foot arena floor that can be used not only for sporting events as well as indoor track meets, rodeos and horse shows, but also for trade shows, flea markets, and other special events, such as concerts. One large significance about this arena is that it is the only structure that contains a full indoor track.
Cheekwood Botanical Garden And Museum Of Art Nashville Tennessee
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Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art  - , Nashville,
Cheekwood is a privately funded 55-acre estate on the western edge of Nashville, Tennessee that houses the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art. Formerly the residence of Nashville's Cheek family, the 30,000-square-foot Georgian-style mansion was opened as a museum in 1960.

 

Chriswood Golf Course Athens Alabama
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Chriswood Golf Course  - Athens,
The Chriswood Golf Course is a 8 hole public golf course in Limestone County Alabama. Built in 1966, this Athens course designed by Bobby Woods is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 256-232-9759. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 26181 Nick Davis Rd, Athens, AL 35613
Colonial Golf Course Meridianville Alabama
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Colonial Golf Course  - Meridianville,
The Colonial Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Madison County Alabama. Built in 1960, this Meridianville course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 256-828-0431. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 400 Colonial Dr, Meridianville, AL 35759
Deer Run Golf Course Moulton Alabama
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Deer Run Golf Course  - Moulton,
The Deer Run Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lawrence County Alabama. Built in 1980, this Moulton course designed by Earl Stone is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 256-974-7384. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1175 County Rd 100, Moulton, AL 35650
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Athens, Alabama Hotels

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Best Western Inn Athens
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Best Western Inn Athens
1329 Us Highway 72 E
Athens, AL

 

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Best Western Athens Inn
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Best Western Athens Inn
132 Highway 72 East
Athens, AL 35612

 

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens
16074 Athens Limestone Blvd
Athens, AL 35611

 

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Days Inn Athens
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Days Inn Athens
1322 Highway 72 E
Athens, AL 35611

 

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Super 8 Athens
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Super 8 Athens
1325 Hwy 72 East,
Athens, AL 35611

 

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Quality Inn Athens
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Quality Inn Athens
1488 Thrasher Blvd
Athens, AL 35611

 

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Sleep Inn & Suites Athens
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Sleep Inn & Suites Athens
1115 Audubon Lane
Athens, AL 35611

 

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Key West Inn Athens
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Key West Inn Athens
1218 Kelli Dr
Athens, AL 35613

 

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Country Hearth Inn Athens
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Country Hearth Inn Athens
1500 Highway 72 East I 65 Exit 351
Athens, AL 35611

 

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Hampton Inn & Suites Athens I-65
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Hampton Inn & Suites Athens I-65
1222 Kelli Dr
Athens, AL 35613

 

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Athens, Alabama Restaurants

This is a list of Athens Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Barbecue Restaurants. Happy Dining!

 
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Pizza Parlor
20982 Tillman Mill Road
Athens, AL 35614
(256)233-2233
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Hot Chile
113 East Elm Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256)233-0401
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Momma Bear's Country Cooking
204 East Elm Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256)216-0074
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Crow's Nest Restaurant
1305 North Jefferson Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256)232-8816
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Whitt's Barbecue 1-A
Marion Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256)232-3385
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Whitt's Barbecue #1
1397 East Elm Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256)232-7928
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Boxcar Diner
101 East Market Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256)233-1314
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Holiday Inn Express Athens- AL
1500 Hwy. 72e & I-65 Exit 351
Athens, AL 35611
(256)232-1520
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Lawler's Barbecue Inc #3
300 East Hobbs Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256)232-2677
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Dubs Burgers Number 1
Cruther Shopping Centre
Athens, AL 35611
(256)232-6135
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