Athens is a growing city with many opportunities. Found in Limestone County (North Region), it allows for the pleasure of a large recreational department.
Some of the activities in the area are youth organized sports, parks, walking trails, and large outdoor pools. The city also has an adequate system of fire, rescue, and police work to provide the community. The area also has Wheeler Lake and Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge nearby for all your recreational needs.
You can find Athens 15 miles N of Decatur near the Tennessee state line along Highway 99 putting it in the metro area.