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Limestone County is attracting attention for its business-friendly focus, high quality of life, and location in the fastest growing region in the state of Alabama.

Limestone County was #1 in the State of Alabama for New Job Announcements and #3 for New Capital Investment in 2019


2019 New Capital Investment
#3 in state


2019 New Jobs Announced
#1 in Alabama


New Capital Investment
With over $1.6B
in Alabama in 2018


New Jobs Announced
in Alabama in 2018

#1 Fastest-Growing County in Alabama in 2019

Limestone County at a Glance


Population Increase
Limestone County | 2010-2019


Limestone County | 2020


Population Increase
City of Athens, AL | 2010-2019


Civilian Labor Force
Limestone County | 2020


Civilian Labor Force
Huntsville MSA | 2019


Civilian Labor Force
North Alabama Workforce Region 1 | 2019


Cost of Living
Limestone County | 2020
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Limestone County Offers Charming Small Town Community Life, with High Quality Education and Close Access to the City of Huntsville

Limestone County is 30 minutes from Huntsville and approximately 90 minutes from Nashville, TN and Birmingham, AL.

Two Nationally Recognized Workforce Development Resources are Located in Limestone County

Calhoun Community College

Calhoun Community College, Alabama’s largest community college, ranks #1 in the US out of all colleges, universities, and trade schools in awarding degrees in Advanced Manufacturing, according to Economic Modeling Specialist International (EMSI) in 2019.

Robotics Technology Park

Robotics Technology Park, the country’s first state-of-the-art robotics training center, is a $73 million collaboration between the state of Alabama, Calhoun Community College, AIDT and robotics industry leaders. The Park provides free robotic skill-specific training at all skill levels customized to meet the needs of Alabama companies.