Athens is a city in Limestone County, Alabama, between Huntsville to its northwest and Decatur to its southeast along I-65, which runs through Athens directly across from the downtown area where it intersects with U.S Highway 31 running North/South also passing just East of town off Exit 234B toward Elkmont.
It has rich in history and culture. It has been named one of the best places to live in America by Money magazine and was recently ranked as the #1 Best College Town in America by Livability.com.
With beautiful homes, large yards, and lots of trees, as well as excellent schools for your children all within walking distance from downtown where they can enjoy shopping at their favorite stores or grabbing dinner at one of the many restaurants before heading over to catch a movie at The Classic Theatre which opened its doors back in 1927!
Athens has a thriving arts scene, museums, theaters, and studios where you can see everything from fine art to local craftsmen at work. You can also enjoy beautiful parks or take advantage of the tremendous outdoor recreation opportunities like canoeing down the river or hiking through many trails.
Athens city schools provide a safe, engaging learning environment for all children. As the world continues to change, the education system stays up-to-date on what students need from their education today. Your son or daughter will have access not only to traditional high school classes but also college prep courses that prepare them academically should they want a higher degree of knowledge after graduating with a diploma instead of going straight into workforce training programs like many other educational institutions offer these days which is excellent news if you're worried about whether this next step through old age might be challenging while still being able to take advantage of everything.
Interested in getting your child the best education possible while still having fun? Athens City Schools are committed to helping students succeed academically and socially to become world citizens!
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