Huntsville is one of the best-kept secrets of the South. This city is a unique and compelling mix of cosmopolitan and Southern, encompassing a reverence for its rich history, an appreciation of cutting edge technology and all things in between. And Huntsville does this with grace, good food, friendly people and a touch of charm, all set against the gorgeous, green backdrop of the Tennessee valley.
Huntsville ranks at the top of many lists including:
Kiplinger characterized Huntsville as having a "bulletproof economy". Also known as the "Rocket City", Huntsville represents critical mass for the nation's missile defense and aerospace industries. Technology, medical and life sciences industries are thriving too. Thousands of new jobs are pouring into town. Cummings Research Park is the 2nd largest research park in the country with more than 300 companies employing more than 25,000 people.
We have the arts, technology, education, passion, nature, energy, rockets – there's something here for everyone! What a great place to live, work and raise a family.