Limestone County Archivist Speaks to Athens Rotary Club for our first meeting in February. 
Welcome to our County
  • Athens, Limestone County established in 1818 land boom
  • City, county booms in the 1820s, 1920s, 2020s
  • Historic records provide valuable info for future developments
  • Archives resources help people understand community heritage, past, present, and future
  • Why IS that thing like that?
  • Community leaders have the right and obligation to answer those questions
  • The Limestone County Archives is here to help!

Welcome to our Place 

  • Athens Depot was built in 1905
  • Archives established 1980
  • Move to depot 2004
  • Renovated 2017-2018
  • Limestone County government records dating to the county‚Äôs 1818 establishment
  • Hundreds of thousands of photos, files, books, other non-government local historic resources

Rebekah Davis encouraged everyone to visit their online archives webpage at and view more than 6,000 books and files dating to the county's beginning in 1818. Website visitors can also search the master index that has more than 350,000 entries. Rebekah is most proud of the digital archives where you can search and share information digitally. Limestone County was one of the pilot counties for this software and new documents and photos are added daily.