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CountryUSA (United State of America)
StateAlabama
CountiesMadison County
Total Area202.4 sq miles
Lat Long Coordinates34.7303° N, 86.5861° W
Time ZoneEST (UTC−05:00)
DemonymsHuntsvillian
Area Code256
LanguageEnglish
Major ReligionRoman Catholic, Christian
MuseumsBurritt Museum and Park, Clay House Museum, Early Works Museum
UniversitiesAlabama State University, Oakwood University
Official Websitewww.hsvcity.org/

Airports: Tourist attractions:
  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center
  • Huntsville Museum of Art
  • Monte Sano State Park
  • Land Trust of Huntsville
  • Hampton Cove
  • The Becky Pierce Municipal Golf Course
Huntsville is a city in the US State of Alabama. It is named after John Hunt, the first settler of the land. The city also known as Alabama's birthplace was the first capital of Alabama till it was changed to Cahawba. The capital was further shifted to Montgomery and made it the permanent capital. In 1960, the Marshall Space Flight Center and the Space Shuttle Pathfinder were launched in Huntsville. Also, the launch of Redstone Arsenal and the Marshall Space Flight Center earned the city the title 'The Rocket City'. The city is also the county seat of Madison County.

Hotles:
Following are some of the better-known hotels and lodging accommodations in Huntsville:
  • Embassy Suites
  • Fairfield Inn
  • Hampton Inn
  • Holiday Inn Express, University Drive
  • Best Western Rocket City Inn & Suites
  • Residence Inn
  • Marriott
  • Suburban Extended Stay
  • Courtyard
  • Four Points Huntsville Airport
Transportation:
Huntsville International Airport that handles domestic as well as international flights serves the ciy. The inland Port of Huntsville helps in transferring people as well as cargo from one place to another. The commercial rail lines in the city links it with other major cities. Several highways that pass through the city are a real blessing to it.

Places to Visit:
U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Alabama Constitution Village, Burritt Museum and Park, Clay House Museum, Early Works Museum, Huntsville Museum of Art and Sci-Quest are the main museums in the city that are often visited by tourists. Monte Sano State Park, Huntsville Botanical Garden and Land Trust of Huntsville are the wonderful parks in Huntsville that serve as a nice break for the people from their routine work.

Last Updated On : March 18, 2013