Huntsville, Alabama has an approximate population of 180,105 and the entire metro area has an approximate population of 441,086. The city is situated in the Tennessee River valley. There are plateaus and large hills that surround Huntsville. This makes it a great place for people who enjoy the outdoors. In Huntsville, you can go hiking, biking, walking and swimming. Visit Wade Mountain Nature Preserve, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain, Monte Sano State Park, Big Spring Park, Hay Nature Preserve and Bicentennial Park. You can take the kids to see some animals at Harmony Park Safari or catch a game at Joe Davis Stadium. Huntsville is surrounded by a lot of beauty, and you are able to take in all of the beautiful sights from Ditto Landing. Nature and the outdoors are easy to enjoy in Huntsville.

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In the central, northern part of Alabama is the Madison County seat called Huntsville. There are many reasons for you to move to Huntsville, Alabama. The housing market in Huntsville is full of single family homes, townhomes, apartments and condos. The average family home has three bedrooms. No matter which style you are interested in, chances are you will be able to find it in Huntsville. There are traditional ranches, Cape Cod, Craftsman, mid-century modern and many other styles. You can find whatever you're looking for, and there are other aspects to Huntsville besides the houses.

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