Athens, AL

The charming town of Athens has its own distinctive character. The heritage and antiquity of the city have been well preserved, yet the industry, commerce, and restaurants in Athens, AL, continue to thrive. It is the perfect place to set up shop, grow a family, or find yourself on a tranquil holiday retreat. In 2019, Athens ranked fifth among the top fifty safest places to live in Alabama by The Home Security Advisor. It’s also home to Athens State University, a leader in higher education in the area. After celebrating its bicentennial in 2018, Athens has proven itself a mainstay in the growth of North Alabama. Its solid presence also serves nearby cities. As a go-to for everything from the drive-in theater to the family favorite Catfish Cabin, there are smiles-to-go from one destination to the next. From its highly recognized school system to its historical echoes, Athens continues to hold its place as a contender to help upgrade your life. Sometimes, simply taking a fresh look at an established small-town community is all it takes to realize it's the perfect place to settle or to visit on a road trip. Athens is full of possibilities for every walk of life.


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Historical Echoes

Athens Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $329K
Lowest Price $120K
Highest Price $500K
Total Listings 350
Avg. Price/SQFT $168

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1620 Green Cove Road, Huntsville

$1,750,000

Listed by MC
↑ $250,000

1620 Green Cove Road, Huntsville

3 Beds 4.75 Baths 7,050 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21851554

Charlie Johnson Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

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1240 Deborah Drive, Huntsville

$1,050,000

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↓ $150,000

1240 Deborah Drive, Huntsville

5 Beds 4.75 Baths 8,175 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1838613

Alison Haines Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

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118 Hollow Ridge Circle, Huntsville

$789,000

Listed by MC

118 Hollow Ridge Circle, Huntsville

4 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,863 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21853992

Robert Lewis Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

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2820 Summerwind Drive, Decatur

$669,900

Listed by MC
↓ $10,100

2820 Summerwind Drive, Decatur

6 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,948 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21847718

Erin England Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

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216 Lake Carmel Court, Huntsville

$660,000

Listed by MC
↓ $15,000

216 Lake Carmel Court, Huntsville

4 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,768 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21851760

Benjamin Waye Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

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214 Maplebrook Drive, Madison

$639,000

Listed by MC

214 Maplebrook Drive, Madison

4 Beds 4.5 Baths 4,175 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21850413

Alison Haines Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

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4504 Gresham Lane, Owens Cross Roads

$625,000

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4504 Gresham Lane, Owens Cross Roads

4 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,408 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21853993

Robert Lewis Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

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208 Haystack Drive, Madison

$589,400

Listed by MC
↓ $500

208 Haystack Drive, Madison

4 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,636 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21848489

Benjamin Waye Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

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14054 Leafmore Drive, Huntsville

$579,800

Listed by MC
↓ $100

14054 Leafmore Drive, Huntsville

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,789 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21850542

Sela Davis Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

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114 Kelvingrove Drive, Madison

$559,900

Listed by MC
↓ $7,600

114 Kelvingrove Drive, Madison

5 Beds 3.5 Baths 4,113 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21851154

Rachel Erwin Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

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109 Quiet Creek Drive, Harvest

$525,000

Listed by MC
↓ $5,000

109 Quiet Creek Drive, Harvest

4 Beds 3.25 Baths 3,331 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21851856

Kathy Passon Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

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314 Greenstone Drive, Madison

$524,900

Listed by MC
↓ $10,000

314 Greenstone Drive, Madison

5 Beds 3 Baths 3,616 SqFt Residential MLS® # 21849488

Rachel Erwin Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. 256-270-9393North Alabama MLS Logo

About Athens, Alabama

Athens, Alabama, is a city rich in history and southern charm, offering a warm welcome to all who visit or call it home. This inviting town is located in Limestone County, and it's known for its beautiful historic districts and strong sense of community. Families and professionals a like are drawn to Athens for its high-quality schools and robust job market. The city's blend of cultural heritage and modern amenities makes it an attractive place for a wide variety of lifestyles. 

Athens, Alabama Homes for Sale

The real estate landscape in Athens presents a variety of options, from charming historic homes to contemporary residences. Buyers are attracted to the town's affordable housing market, which offers a range of properties to fit different needs and preferences. Many homes in Athens feature spacious yards and are situated in a friendly, welcoming neighborhood. The city's ongoing growth and development add to the appeal of investing in a home or rental property here. Furthermore, Athens' commitment to community development ensures a stable and enriching environment for its residents.

Entertainment & Amenities near Athens, Alabama 

Athens provides an array of entertainment and amenities. Outdoor lovers will enjoy the city's numerous parks, trails, and proximity to the Tennessee River for recreational activities. Cultural enthusiasts will find plenty to explore, from local museums and historic sites to arts and music scenes. The city's diverse dining options offer everything from traditional Southern cuisine to international fare. Plus, with easy access to Huntsville, residents of Athens enjoy the conveniences of a larger city while retaining their small-town feel.

Athens real estate is full of choices — let your local experts help you make the right decision! Contact The Matt Curtis Real Estate Team for advice on Athens homes for sale, to book a showing, or for any other Huntsville & Madison real estate inquiries.

NeighbORHOOD

highlights

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    Southern Gayles Golf Course and Canebrake Club Golfing Community
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    Access to orchards and farmers markets
  • 03
    Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives for a fresh look at history
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    Several hiking trails, a state park, and rafting
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WELCOME to Athens

Athens, AL is the perfect place for people who enjoy a small-town feel with the added bonus of outdoor activities.

Take an afternoon hike at Swan Creek Nature Trail or enjoy 18-holes at Canebrake Club

Need a weekend away? Head to Wheeler State Park located off Elk River. There's lodging and plenty of scenic views. 

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Historical Echoes
Athens Community Square

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