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Economic Development

Sustaining a Diverse Economy Ideal for Continued Growth

Limestone County is Alabama’s fastest-growing county, growing by 3.1 % from 2019 to 2020. With a highly educated workforce, a wealth of training resources, and attractive business incentives, Limestone County is the ideal location for industrial and retail growth.

Existing Industry

Home to diverse industries including aerospace, advanced manufacturing, automotive, biotechnology, and robotics, the county is well-positioned to welcome more.  Limestone County is also home to five Fortune 500 Companies:

  • Tenneco
  • Polaris
  • Steelcase
  • WestRock
  • Target Distribution Center

Excellent Location & Transportation Assets

  • Central location and three interchanges on Interstate 65
  • Proximity of less than 100 miles either way to Birmingham or Nashville
  • Access to rail service
  • Elk and Tennessee river access
  • 23-mile drive to Huntsville International Airport

For more information about Limestone County’s many advantages for relocating or expanding a business, visit the Limestone Economic Development Association website or contact the organization.

Contact LCEDA at:

101 S. Beaty Street
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 232-2386