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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
Nickname(s): 
"Rocket Ceety"
Motto(s): 
"Starn o Alabama"
Location of Huntsville
Huntsville is locatit in the US
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)
 • Land541.4 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
Aurie code(s)256, 938
FIPS code01-37000
GNIS featur ID0151827
WabsteidCity of Huntsville

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

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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 June 25, 2015. 
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-10-23. 
  6. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  7. "Sister Cities". Tainan City Government. Retrieved 2008-08-19.