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Madison County 

Madison County is home to Huntsville and Madison, but it's also comprised of smaller communities that boast unique identities of their own, including:

  • New Hope
  • Harvest
  • Hampton Cove
  • Hazel Green
  • Gurley
  • Meridianville
  • New Market
  • Owens Cross Roads

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The natural beauty of lower Appalachia is painted across all of the areas which offer various types of outdoor fun.

Visitors along with locals appreciate the small-town charm and atmosphere found at many local joints. Consider checking out these while you’re here: 

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Hampton Cove

When you consider the vibrant array of different types of people, sights, businesses and experiences that you can find in Madison County, it’s hard not to see it as a microcosm of the changing face of Alabama. That makes perfect sense, considering Madison County is acknowledged as “the birthplace of Alabama,” due to its hosting of the state’s Constitutional Convention in 1819.

Did you know you can explore the “conventional” history with a trip to Alabama Constitution Hall Park?

In Madison County, the past, present and future of Alabama shine brightly for visitors and locals alike.

Community-wide Events
Ballpark Tours
Aug 2

Come get a behind-the-scenes look at beautiful Toyota Field! For just $10...

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CONCERTS IN THE PARK - Jimmy Henderson Trio/45 Surprise
Aug 2

The concerts are held in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park on the...

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Madison County Marker Challenge
Aug 2

Use the Marker app or download a trail map to explore local history, 6 feet...

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Movies on the Leisure Lawn
Aug 2

Weather permitting, movies will be shown outdoors. Sit on the Leisure Lawn,...

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Peak Butterfly Season
Aug 2

The Purdy Butterfly House is a must-see in May through September! Peak...

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