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New Hope/Owens Cross Roads

1850's Home at Burritt Museum on Monte Sano Mountain

1850's Home at Burritt Museum on Monte Sano Mountain

The New Hope/Owens Cross Roads area is located in the southeast portion of Madison County. It has benefitted tremendously in shopping and convenience from the popularity and growth in nearby southeast Huntsville.

Shopping and Dining

This area is situated only minutes from southeast Huntsville dining and shopping, however, there are some local shops and businesses that offer convenient options for the residents of these charming communities. Goody 2 Shoes is a local favorite offering boutique style clothing, designer jeans, and jewelry, as well as, trendy footwear for reasonable prices. El Olmeca serves familiar Mexican dishes in a festive, family-friendly environment.

Parks and Recreation

Petting Zoo at Burritt Museum Huntsville AL

Petting Zoo at Burritt Museum Huntsville AL

There are several options for family fun in the New Hope/Owens Cross Roads area. Harmony Park Safari is a unique experience for area residents. It is a drive through safari where free-range, semi-exotic animals can be viewed up close in a natural setting. Lake Guntersville is a short twenty-minute drive and offers opportunities for water sports, fishing, camping, and more.

Living

Madison Baptist Church built in 1884

Madison Baptist Church built in 1884

The New Hope/Owens Cross Roads area is a charming representation of small town, southern living. Friendly faces and a strong sense of community are the fiber of this area. For example, stores and businesses in downtown New Hope still close early in preparation for Friday night football games. Everyone knows if you don't get to the game early, you don't get a seat!

There are a wide variety of housing options from which to choose. You can purchase land and build your own custom home or find a pre-loved property to make your own. This area also houses many working farms.

Schools

Schools in this area are part of the Madison County school system. They include Owens Cross Roads and New Hope elementary and middle schools and New Hope High School.