About Us

A Leading Provider

Always a leader and innovator, Huntsville Abstract & Title Company along with RamQuest were the original developer along with RamQuest for the now popular Complete Closing Suite of Escrow and Title software now used by hundreds of title companies throughout the United States. 

Our goal is to provide a pleasant, atmosphere where sellers, buyers, realtors, and lenders can meet to have a smooth and enjoyable closing.

Who We Are

Huntsville Abstract and Title Company (HATCO) has been servicing Walker County and surrounding areas since 1936.

HATCO has been proudly owned and operated by Sam and Patricia Johnson since their purchase of the company in 1982, at which time of their purchase of the company, HATCO was located in the Bennett Building on University Avenue. In 1983 the company purchased, remodeled, and relocated to the Life Theater Building on Sam Houston Avenue where they remain today. HATCO provides prompt title insurance and closing services for the purchase of new homes, farm and ranch, timber, and commercial properties in Walker, Madison and Trinity Counties, as well as refinances, construction loans and home equity loans.


Closing and Escrow Services

Huntsville Abstract & Title Company, offers more than 70 years in the residential title insurance industry. We offer a standard of service excellence, integrity, and professionalism that is the foundation of our company. We are committed to providing the borrower, purchaser, or seller with the best possible closing experience, while at the same time being aware of the needs of the lenders and realtors and their objectives. Huntsville Abstract & Title Company developed through partnership with RamQuest, the most up to date closing technology to enhance the closing experience. We bring you the best the industry can deliver by implementing unmatched customer service, guaranteeing satisfaction at every closing.

Commercial Services

Huntsville Abstract & Title Company has seasoned commercial escrow officers and commercial examiners with over 70 years of experience to assist in commercial title transactions. Our executive staff is well versed in closing procedures and statewide intricacies involved in closing commercial title transactions. With this experience and the trust of our underwriters, we provide easy and immediate access to title and underwriting matters. In-house decisions allow Huntsville Abstract & Title Company to stay ahead of its competition.

Farm, Ranch and Timberlands

Whether you are purchasing or selling recreational property, timber lands, or a working farm or ranch, we understand that these properties often have deep family history. We understand what to look for when examining title and closing farm, ranch and timberlands and we use that understanding to help produce a smooth and satisfactory closing experience.