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A Taste of Huntsville, Alabama

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT HUNTSVILLE?

  1. Huntsville is a city in Madison and Limestone Counties in the U.S. state of Alabama, and the county seat of Madison County. As of the 2007 census, the population of Huntsville was 179,653.

  2. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is the largest university serving the greater Huntsville area. The research-intensive university has more than 7,700 students.

  3. Oakwood University, founded in 1896, is a Seventh-day Adventist university with over 1,800 students and a member institution of the United Negro College Fund. It is one of the nation's leading producers of successful Black applicants to medical schools. The school was USCAA National Basketball Champions (2008) and the winner of the 19th and 20th Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship Tournaments (2008 and 2009).

  4. The June Black Arts Festival is the largest two-day ethnic festival in the Huntsville area. It features the talent of local, regional, and national entertainers and artists in the black community. Begun in 1990 by veteran Huntsville broadcaster Hundley Batts, Sr., the first 17 events were held at the grounds surrounding the WEUP studio complex.

  5. Huntsville has a humid subtropical climate. It experiences hot, humid summers and generally mild winters, with average high temperatures ranging from 89.4 °F in the summer to 48.9 °F during winter.

  6. Speakin' Out News is a weekly newspaper focused on African Americans.

Radio Stations
WJOU 90.1 FM Huntsville, AL Gospel Music
WJAB 90.9 FM Huntsville, AL Jazz
W222AK (WEUP) 92.3 FM Huntsville, AL Hip Hop
WVNN 92.5 FM Trinity, AL News/Talk
WAFN 92.7 FM Arab, AL Oldies
WHRP 94.1 FM Gurley, AL Urban Contemporary
WZZN 97.7 FM Union Grove, AL Sports
WRJL 99.9 FM Eva, AL Gospel Music
W275AA (WEUZ) 102.9 FM Huntsville, AL Urban Contemporary
WEUP 103.1 FM Moulton, AL Hip Hop
WHWT 103.5 FM New Hope, AL Hip Hop
W280BA (WUMP) 103.9 FM Madison, AL Sports
WZYP 104.3 FM Athens, AL Top-40
WVNN 770 AM Athens, AL News/Talk
WHIY 1600 AM Huntsville, AL Gospel Music
WEUP 1700 AM Huntsville, AL Gospel Music

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Demographics of Huntsville, Alabama

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

64.47%

30.21%

0.54%

2.22%

2.04%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Huntsville, Alabama


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Cheryl's Press N Curls -  4000 Marie Avenue Northwest, Huntsville, Al 35816 (256) 864-0114

  2. C & S Ebony Beauty Supply -  1012A Jordan Road, Huntsville, Al 35811 (256) 539-2201

  3. Ebony Beauty Supplies -  1407 Memorial Parkway Northwest, Huntsville, Al 35801 (256) 539-2764

  4. Fatau African Hair Braiding -  2701 Patton Road Southwest, Huntsville, Al 35805 (256) 536-1405

  5. Kingdom Connection Styling Salon -  3400 Blue Spring Road Northwest, Huntsville, Al 35810 (256) 859-5355

  6. Latresha's House of Styles -  3107 14th Avenue Southwest, Huntsville, Al 35805 (256) 534-0091

  7. Roots All Natural Styling Salon -  2603 Laverne Drive, Huntsville, Al 35810 (256) 426-9509

  8. Satou African Hair Braiding -  4410 University Dr Nw # 127, Huntsville, Al 35816 (256) 895-8445

  9. Simply Beautiful -  5035 Kyle Lane, Huntsville, Al 35810 (256) 417-2543

  10. Simply Beautiful Hair Designs -  4000 Marie Avenue Suite E, Huntsville, Al 35816 (256) 489-2100

  11. 6 Sisters Coiffeur Beauty Plaza -  2907 Pike Ave. NW Huntsville, Al 35810 (256) 859-1870 - (visit website)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Elegant Weddings & Formal Wear -  Category: Wedding -  One stop shop for all of your bridal and formal needs. We also sale ladies and men suits and accessories.   3011 Bob Wallace Ave Huntsville, AL (256) 533-5313   - (visit website)

  2. Ethnic Books & Supplies -   4820 Univ Drive Huntsville, Al 35801 (256) 722-4902

  3. Expansion Books -  Category: Book Store -   4550 Meridian St N, Suite B Huntsville, AL 35810 (256) 457-3980

  4. JRM ACCOUNTING LLC- A Plus Accounting & Taxes -  Category: Accounting -  Professional Accounting, Tax Preparation, Payroll and other Business Services   2051 Max Luther Dr, C Huntsville, Alabama   - (visit website)

  5. Lsiresearch, Inc -  Category: Info Tech Services -   2320 N. Memorial Parkway Huntsville, AL 35810 (256) 533-2329   - (visit website)

  6. Montgomery Resources -  Category: Legal & Financial Services -   3800 Millbrae Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35810-1324 (256) 7852-3355

  7. North Alabama African American Chamber of Commerce -  Category: Chamber of Commerce -   225 Spragins Street, Suite E, Huntsville, AL 35801 (256) 564-7574  - (visit website)

  8. Oakwood College -  Category: Historically Black College -   7000 Adventist Blvd Nw, Huntsville, AL 35896 (256) 726-7000   - (visit website)

  9. Quali-Tech Properties -   Real Estate  - 2622 Jordan Lane (across from WEUP) Phone: (256) 837-2229  - (visit website)

  10. Enger Lanier Taylor -Real Estate  - Phone: (256) 682-8035

  11. Lawhorn & Associates Inc -  Category: Legal & Financial Services -   200 Clinton Ave W Ste 509, Huntsville, AL 35801-4932 (256) 539-0555

  12. RE/MAX Alliance The Pugh Group -  Category: Real Estate -  Let me handle all your real estate needs. I work in pre-sales, general real estate, and property management.   507 Drake Ave Suite A Huntsville, AL (731) 220-2283   - (visit website)

  13. Theotis C Horn -  Category: Legal & Financial Services -   6203 Olson St NW, Huntsville, AL 35810-2527 (256) 851-8375

  14. Tremad Dunham -  Real Estate  - 4833 Sparkman Drive Huntsville, Al 35810 (256) 326-0918   - (visit website)

  15. Twice As Nice Consignment & Boutique -  Boutique  - 805 Royal Drive, Suite 10 (256) 539-5599   - (visit website)

  16. 100 Black Men of Greater Huntsville, Inc. -  Category: Community Services -   PO Box 5194 Fredda McDowell, Huntsville, AL 35814

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. A Family Affair Catering & Take Out -  Category: Restaurants -   4701 Meridian St N Huntsville, AL 35811 (256) 684-3611

  2. Bayou Grille -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1000 Glenn Hearn Blvd SW Huntsville, AL 35824 (256) 772-9061

  3. B & B'S Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1407 Memorial Parkway Northwest, Huntsville, AL 35801 ( 256) 536-0209   - (visit website)

  4. Betty Mae's Restaurant -  Category: Restaurants -   1222 Grace St. NW Huntsville, AL 35801 (256) 533-2188

  5. Black Jack's and Things BBQ -  Category: BBQ Restaurants -   1924 Winchester Road Huntsville, AL 35811 (256) 929-1826

  6. Blessed Restaurant -  Category: African and Soul Food Restaurants -   4701 Meridian St N Huntsville, AL 35811

  7. Clementine's -  Category: Sandwiches, Subs, Southern/Soul -   600 O'Shaughnessy Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801 (256) 512-0697

  8. Dee Dee's Country Plate -  Category: Southern -   1605 Pulaski Pike Huntsville, AL 35816 (256) 964-7457

  9. Dodge's Chicken -  Category: American and Southern/Soul -  2211 Whitesburg Drive South Huntsville, AL 35801 (256) 535-0865

  10. Dreamland BBQ -  Category: Bar-B-Que, Southern Cooking -   3855 Unversity Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816 ( 256) 539-7427

  11. Eaves Restaurant -  Category: Gourmet -   501A Church St NW Huntsville, AL 35801 (256) 489-1752   - (visit website)

  12. Granville's Gourmet Ribs & Barbecue -  Category: Barbecue, Southern/Soul and Seafood -   200 Oakwood Avenue NW Huntsville, AL 35811 (256) 585-3550   - (visit website)

  13. G's Country Kitchen -  Category: Soul Food and Comfort Food -   2501 Oakwood Avenue Huntsville, AL (256) 533-3034  - (visit website)

  14. Improv Entertainment and Restaurant -  Category: Restaurant/Entertainment -  Improv offers LIVE JAZZ and other forms of entertainment from Thursday thru Sunday.   - 200 Oakwood Ave NE Suite J, Huntsville, AL 35811 (256) 551-0591   - (visit website)

  15. Mama Annies Restaurant & Catering -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   4550 Meridian St N, Huntsville, AL (256) 489-3275

  16. Mama's Cookin -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   2612 Jordan Lane NW, Huntsville, AL 35816 ( 256) 895-0801

  17. Sharks Fish & Chicken -  Category: Seafood/Chicken -   2850 North Memorial Parkway Huntsville, AL (256) 852-0966

  18. Soul Burger -  Category: Burgers and Southern/Soul -   3250 Leeman Ferry Rd SW Huntsville, AL 35801 ( 256) 881-0931   - (visit website)

  19. Tim's Cajun Kitchen & Specialties Meats -  Category: Southern/Soul, Cajun/Creole, Seafood -  114 Jordan Ln NW Huntsville, AL 35805 (256) 533-7589

  20. Touch of Class Southern Cuisine -  Category: Southern/Soul -  3228 Lodge Road Suite F Huntsville, AL 35810 (256) 489-1288

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


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CHURCHES



  1. Antioch African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church -  3238 Winchester Road NW Huntsville, AL 35810 (256) 851-0523

  2. First Missionary Baptist Church -  3509 Blue Spring Rd. Huntsville, AL 35810 (256) 852-4318 -  (visit website)

  3. Fountain of Life Church of God in Christ -  3104 Leeman Ferry Road, SW Huntsville, AL 35801 (256) 882-3305

  4. Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church -  380 Indian Creek Rd. Huntsville, AL 35806 (256) 837-2335 -  (visit website)

  5. Saint Bartley Primitive Baptist Church -  3020 Belafonte Avenue, NW, Huntsville, Al 35816 Phone: (256) 536-6266   (visit website)

  6. St John's AME Church -  229 Church Street Northwest, Huntsville, AL 35801-5542 (256) 534-3265   (visit website)

  7. The Net Community Fellowship Home -  4920 University Square NW Suite H-2, Huntsville, AL 35816 (256) 781-0051   (visit website)

  8. True Light Church of God -  6480 Pulaski Pike, Huntsville, AL 35810 (256) 859-0693

  9. Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church -  315 Winchester Road, Huntsville, Alabama 35811, Phone: (256) 852-1150   (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Cocktails VIP Lounge -  Category: Nightlife -   3701 Governors Drive, Huntsville, AL 35801 (256) 534-7303

  2. Focus Live -  Category: Martini Bar & Grill -   2020 Country Club Ave, Huntsville, AL 35810 (256) 534-4411   - (visit website)

  3. Green Room Lounge -  Category: Lounge -   1914 Jordan Lane Northwest, Huntsville, AL 35816 (256) 585-2599

  4. Improv Entertainment and Restaurant -  Category: Entertainment -  Improv offers LIVE JAZZ and other forms of entertainment from Thursday thru Sunday.   - 200 Oakwood Ave NE Suite J, Huntsville, AL 35811 (256) 551-0591   - (visit website)

  5. Low Profiles -  Category: Nightlife -   3268 Hwy 53, Huntsville, AL 35806 (256) 851-7700

  6. Presidential Bar and Grill -  Category: Bar and Grill -   2230 Sparkman Drive, Suite 500, Huntsville, AL 35810 (256) 851-1445

  7. Voodoo Lounge Bar & Grill -  Category: Lounge - Blues, Rock Music -   110 Southside Square, Huntsville, AL 35801 (256) 539-0535   - (visit website)

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Caribbean Association of North Alabama -   (SEPTEMBER)   P. O. Box 125 Huntsville, Alabama  - (visit website)

    Caribbean Day at the Park is on the first Sunday before Labor Day in September of Each year. It is Huntsville largest family fun day.


  2. Jazz-N-June Festival -   (JUNE)   Huntsville, Alabama  - (visit website)

    The Annual Jazz-N-June Festival will take place in the Huntsville-Tennessee Valley area June with a variety of activities and artists’ performing some of the Southeast’s best jazz.


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