Normal, Alabama is the site of Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. AAMU is situated in the city limits and northern part of Huntsville, Alabama, USA in Madison county. Normal was established in 1890, when AAMU was then known as State Normal and Industrial School of Huntsville. It was also designated a land grant college of Alabama. At that time student enrollment was 300 with 11 teachers. That same year, a United States Post Office was established there. Normal's ZIP Code is 35762. Students were called Normalites.