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Economic Impact

Travel and tourism provide a significant boost to the Huntsville/Madison County economy, and we are proud to support the local hospitality industry and provide a better quality of life for both our residents and visitors.

2020 economic impact

 

2020 Travel & Tourism Economic Impact Report

According to the latest report from the Alabama Tourism Department, travel and tourism to Huntsville/Madison County remained stable in 2020, despite a slight decline due to the pandemic. Over the past year, Madison County brought in 2.8 million visitors, representing roughly $1.2 billion in economic impact. Additionally, each household in Madison County saves a total of $700 in taxes as a result of travel expenditures, and the industry supports over 14,700 jobs in the area.

For more information and to see past economic impact reports, visit the Alabama Tourism Department's website at http://tourism.alabama.gov/reports/

 

Events
$5 After 5
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Enjoy $5 admission on Thursdays from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the...

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American Studio Glass
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While glass containers and vessels have been made for more than 2,000...

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Another Point Of View: Art by American Women Part I
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The permanent collection of the Huntsville Museum of Art was dramatically...

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Beauty, Passion & Bliss - 19th Century Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art
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Big Ol' Ballpark Fair
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