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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
A Beautiful Mess: Weavers and Knotters of the Vanguard
Oct 5

Made by an all-female roster of conceptual artists, the exhibition...

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A World Within: Art by Women from the Permanent Collection
Oct 5

Utilizing works found within the Museum’s acclaimed permanent collection, A...

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American Studio Glass
Oct 5

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 II
Oct 5

The permanent collection of the Huntsville Museum of Art was dramatically...

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Betty Grisham: A Celebration
Oct 5

As a North Alabama native, she earned her BA in Fine Art and Education at...

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