Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville is a ceety locatit primarily in Madison Coonty in the central pairt o the far northren region o the State o Alabama.

Huntsville
Ceety o Huntsville
Clockwise frae tap: Big Spring Pairk, the Auld Times Biggin, the Madison Coonty Coorthoose, the Von Braun Center, an Govrenors Drive
Clockwise frae tap: Big Spring Pairk, the Auld Times Biggin, the Madison Coonty Coorthoose, the Von Braun Center, an Govrenors Drive
Eik-name(s): 
"Rocket Ceety"
Motto(s): 
"Starn o Alabama"
Location of Huntsville
Huntsville is locatit in the Unitit States
Huntsville
Huntsville
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 34°43′48″N 86°35′6″W / 34.73000°N 86.58500°W / 34.73000; -86.58500Coordinates: 34°43′48″N 86°35′6″W / 34.73000°N 86.58500°W / 34.73000; -86.58500
Kintra United States
State Alabama
CoontiesMadison, Limestone
Established (Twickenham)December 23, 1809[1]
Incorporatit (toun)December 9, 1811[2][3]
Incorporatit (ceety)February 24, 1860[4]
Foondit biLeRoy Pope
Named forJohn Hunt
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor–Cooncil
 • MayorTommy Battle (R)
 • CooncilHuntsville Ceety Cooncil
Area
 • Ceety544.9 km2 (210 sq mi)
 • Laund541.4 km2 (209.6 sq mi)
 • Water3.5 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation
193 m (600 ft)
Population
 • Ceety180,105
 • Estimate 
(2014)[6]
188,226
 • RankUS: 125t
 • Density331.14/km2 (857.6/sq mi)
 • Urban
286,692 (US: 132nt)
 • Metro
441,086 (US: 118t)
Demonym(s)Huntsvillian
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
35801–35816, 35824, 35893-35899
Area code(s)256, 938
FIPS code01-37000
GNIS featur ID0151827
WebsiteCity of Huntsville

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ReferencesEedit

  1. A Digest of the Laws of the State of Alabama: Containing The Statutes and Resolutions in Force at the end of the General Assembly in January, 1823. Published by Ginn & Curtis, J. & J. Harper, Printers, New-York, 1828. Title 14. Chapter I. Section 2. pp. 106–107. "An Act directing Courts to be held in the County of Madison, &c.—Passed December 23, 1809(...)Sec 2. And be it further enacted. That the town so laid out shall be known by the name Twickenham." (Google Books)
  2. A Digest of the Laws of the State of Alabama: Containing The Statutes and Resolutions in Force at the end of the General Assembly in January, 1823. Published by Ginn & Curtis, J. & J. Harper, Printers, New-York, 1828. Title 62. Chapter V. pp. 774–775. "An Act to Incorporate the Town of Huntsville, Madison County —Passed December 9, 1811." (Google Books)
  3. "62 - Chapter V.". A Digest of the Laws of the State of Alabama: Containing The Statutes and Resolutions in Force at the end of the General Assembly in January, 1823. New-York: Ginn & Curtis, J. & J. Harper, Printers. 1828. pp. 774–775.
  4. Acklen, William, ed. (1861). The Code of Ordnances of the City of Hunstville, With the Charter, Pursuant to an Order of the Mayor and Aldermen. Huntsville, Ala.: William B. Figures, Printer. Retrieved 25 Juin 2015.
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  6. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 15 Juin 2015.
  7. "Sister Cities". Tainan City Government. Retrieved 19 August 2008.