The Athens State University campus is located at:
300 N. Beaty Street
Athens, Alabama 35611
Athens is the county seat of Limestone County, which is home to several vibrant communities; it is a part of the Huntsville Metropolitan Area and is one of the fastest-growing counties in Alabama. While close proximity to the Huntsville metro offers many of the amenities of a larger city, Limestone County residents enjoy a lower cost of living and a comfortable lifestyle.
One of the fastest growing counties in Alabama, Limestone County is situated at the crossroads of technology and innovation. A highly-educated workforce and attractive business incentives fuel industry growth in multiple sectors, including aerospace, advanced manufacturing, automotive, biotechnology, and robotics. A central location on Interstate-65 places the county less than 100 miles from Birmingham, Alabama and Nashville, Tennessee — a convenient location that connects products made in Limestone County to the region, country, and world.
Nearby Huntsville is known as one of the smartest cities in the nation for its technological advancements and space exploration programs. “Rocket City,” as it is commonly referred to, is a short half-hour drive and provides many opportunities for students, both professionally and culturally. The nearest international airport to Athens State University is Huntsville International Airport (HSV).