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Huntsville's population has blossomed to over 215,000, according to the 2020 Census. This makes Huntsville Alabama's largest city! Huntsville is rich in NASA history (home to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center!) as well as home to Redstone Arsenal.
Huntsville (not including metro areas) includes the following zip codes: 35801-35811, 35816, and 35824.
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Located about 20 minutes away from Huntsville is Madison, one of Alabama's fastest growing cities. Madison boasts over 1,000 businesses from restaurants to bridal boutiques to specialized grocery stores. Madison also has plenty of walking trails for your dose of nature!
Madison zip codes:
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Located 15 miles southeast of Huntsville is Owens Cross Roads. The area of Hampton Cove is also located within this city. This area has developed substantially over the past 30 years and is now home to over 500 families. The Flint River flows throughout the area, surrounded by beautiful greenways and walking trails. Small businesses and restaurants also make this area distinct.
Owens Cross Roads zip code: 35763.
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About 30 miles northwest of Huntsville in Limestone county is Athens. This smaller city is home to just under 28,000 people and provides a respite from larger cities but with all the conveniences of a larger area. Athens is home to several historic districts and museums. If you're looking for a smaller town feel with easy access to bigger cities, Athens might be a great place for you!
Athens zip codes: 35611-35614.
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Located approximately 25 miles to the southwest of Huntsville in Morgan county is Decatur, AL. Decatur is home to over 57,000 people and large industrial businesses as well as smaller (but quite popular!) businesses. Decatur boasts three historic districts, unique shopping experiences, and entertainment options (such as Cooks Museum of Natural History).
Decatur zip codes:
35601-35603, 35609, and 35699.
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Close to the Alabama/Tennessee state line are the towns of New Market and Hazel Green. New Market and Hazel Green are located about 30 minutes to the northeast of Huntsville and each embody the feeling of a small, home town. Beautiful nature and peacefulness await you in these quiet towns outside of Huntsville.
New Market zip code: 35761
Hazel Green zip code: 35750
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About 20 minutes north of Huntsville is Meridianville. This community is home to over 1,500 families and is the third largest after Huntsville and Madison in population. This growing community offers a rural atmosphere but with easy access to larger cities such as Huntsville or Madison.
Zip codes: 35750, 35759, 35773
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The community of Gurley is located about 16 miles east Huntsville. Bordered by the Flint and Paint Rock rivers, the land in this are is very fertile (one of the biggest reasons many decided to found the town in the early 1800s). Like many of the surrounding areas of Huntsville, Gurley offers a quiet, rural retreat from busy city life but with easy access to bigger city amenities.
Zip code: 35748
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