Limestone County AL Homes For Sale
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Limestone County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the county’s population was 82,782. Its county seat is Athens. Its name comes from Limestone Creek, a local stream.
- Cowford Campground — riverside campground with 48 campsites with full hookups. Next to Cowford Landing.
- Cowford Landing — swimming, fishing, and boating. Next to Cowford Campground.
- Limestone County Canoe & Kayak Trail — a 21.9 miles (35.2 km) along the Elk River for canoeing with 5 access sites. Designated a National Recreation Trail in 2010.
- Noah Bike & Vintage Car Trail — a road route for bicycles, motorcycles, and vintage cars in Northwest Limestone County that is 89 miles (143 km) long. The starts and ends at the Athens-Limestone Visitor’s Center at .
- Richard Martin Trail — a 10.2 miles (16.4 km) rail trail in northern part of the county for bicycling, horseback riding, and walking. Designated a National Recreation Trail in 2010.
- Antebellum Trail – a trail rich in the Antebellum period architecture that highlights Athens, Belle Mina and Mooresville.
- Ardmore Walking Tracks – One .25 miles (0.40 km) walking track is located in Ardmore Town Park on Park Avenue. The other .5 miles (0.80 km) track is locating in Ardmore’s John Barns Park on Ardmore Ridge Road
- Athens Greenway Walking Trail – This 3.3 miles (5.3 km) walking trail starts at the Athens SportsPlex goes by Athens High School and Athens Public Archery Range and continues to U.S. Highway 72 for an additional 1.2 miles (1.9 km)
- Athens Historic Volksmarch – An American Volksport Association (AVA) sanctioned 10K (6.2 miles) walk.
- Beaty Historic District Walking Tour “Step Back In Time” – walking tour of the Robert Beaty Historic District which was placed on the Registry of Historic Places in 1984.
- Civil War Trail – Driving/walking trail highlighting the history of the Civil War in the greater Limestone County community.
- The Glory Road – Driving tour of historic and community churches of Limestone County
- Canebrake Club – membership
- Chriswood Golf Course – community
- Southern Gayles Golf Club – community
- Limestone County Alabama offers access to the prime fishing waters of the Elk River, Tennessee River and Wheeler Lake.
- Limestone Hunting Preserve & Sporting Clays offers deer, dove, quail, pheasant and chukar hunts and sporting clays.
- Piney Creek Kennels and Hunting Preserve offers 100+ acres of dove and quail hunting land.
- Swan Creek WMA – 8,870 acres of Alabama Department of Conservation managed area and includes a shooting range
- Tennessee Valley Federal Property – 11,300 acres of regulated hunting land
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 607 square miles (1,570 km2), of which 560 square miles (1,500 km2) is land and 47 square miles (120 km2) (7.8%) is water. It is the third smallest county in Alabama by land area.
- Giles County, Tennessee – north
- Lincoln County, Tennessee – northeast
- Madison County, Alabama – east
- Morgan County, Alabama – southeast
- Lawrence County, Alabama – southwest
- Lauderdale County, Alabama – west