Harvest is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in the northwestern part of Madison County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area.
Capshaw Mountain is the only notable geological feature in the area. It extends upwards about 800 feet above the general elevation in the area. The top of this small mountain is the site of several very substantial communications towers used by local radio stations. Capshaw Mountain forms a watershed that provides the water supply for the community.
The economy of Harvest depends a great deal on residential construction. In 2003, over 650 new homes were built in Harvest and the adjacent Monrovia community. In addition, it is home to numerous small and medium sized businesses. Most residents work in the cities of Madison and Huntsville.
Retail trade is rapidly expanding as of 2008, with the construction of new stores and restaurants which coincide with continuing residential growth. The area’s businesses serve a wide area, encompassing much of Northwest Madison County and Northeast Limestone County.
Monrovia is an unincorporated community in Madison County, Alabama, United States. It is bordered on the south by the city of Madison, on the southeast by the city of Huntsville, on the west by Limestone County and on the north by the community of Harvest.
The Monrovia Parks and Recreation Association is the owner and operator of Phillips Park and operates youth sports leagues, primarily Babe Ruth baseball and softball. MPRA is a private, non-profit organization run by a board of directors.