Huntsville, Alabama, was named the Best Mid-size Metro to Launch a Small Business by Fortune Small Business and the “Best U.S. City” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, stating “this community is a great place to live, work and play.” Abundant job opportunities exist in aerospace and defense, biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, retail and business services.

Huntsville is a city centrally located in the northernmost part of the U.S. state of Alabama. It is located in Madison County and extends west into neighboring Limestone county. Huntsville is the county seat of Madison County, and the fourth-largest city in Alabama. The 2010 census estimated Huntsville’s population at 180,105, while in 2012, the estimated population grew to 183,739. The Huntsville Metropolitan Area’s population was estimated at 417,593. Huntsville is the largest city in the four-county Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area, which in 2008 had a total population of 545,770.

For more information visit the Huntsville-Madison County Chamber of Commerce website.

Some links that may be of interest to you:

City of Huntsville, Alabama

City of Madison, Alabama

Madison County, Alabama

Huntsville-Madison County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau