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Facts About Huntsville Alabama
CountryUSA (United States 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/

The airport in Huntsville

Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field Airport

Huntsville 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 is 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 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.

Hotels in Huntsville

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

About Hunstville Transportation

Huntsville International Airport handles domestic as well as international flights to serve the city. 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 link it with other major cities. Several highways that pass through the city are a real blessing to it.

Places to Visit in Huntsville

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.

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