Want to enjoy country living with city convenience? The New Market/Riverton area, which includes the Gurley and Mt. Carmel communities, offers both with spectacular views of the mountains and lush, green countryside coupled with relatively short commutes to downtown Huntsville and Cummings Research Park.
Parks and Recreation
There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in the New Market/Riverton area. Plan a day of fishing for largemouth bass or Channel Cat at Madison County Lake. Meander the twists and turns of the Flint River and view the local wildlife up close while paddling a kayak or canoe. Need a little more adventure? View the Tennessee Valley while hang gliding from high atop Keel Mountain in Gurley.
The New Market/Riverton area offers affordable country living with city convenience. There are plenty of shops, service businesses, and grocery stores in these communities, as well as, the added convenience of being only 10-15 minutes from downtown Huntsville and only 20 minutes from Cummings Research Park.
There are many beautiful home sites with large lot sizes where you can purchase a home or build the home of your dreams in these sleepy, rural communities.
The communities in these areas are all part of an excellent Madison County School System that includes Madison County and Buckhorn High Schools. Elementary schools include Madison County Elementary, Mt. Carmel Elementary, and New Market School. The middle schools for the area are Madison County and Buckhorn Middle School.