||225 feet above sea level
City of Tuscaloosa ? 56.06 square miles
City of Northport ? 11.4 square miles
T uscaloosa County ? 1,340 square miles
||Central Standard, November ? March
Central Daylight, April ? October
||Tuscaloosa County 164,875
City of Tuscaloosa 77,906
City of Northport 19,435
||Mean annual temp - 63.4 ° F
Lowest mean temp. (Jan.) - 46.9 ° F
Highest mean temp. (Jul.) - 81.7 ° F
Average rainfall - 52.46 inches
||Birmingham, AL 58 Miles
Atlanta, GA 198 Miles
Memphis, TN 197 Miles
New Orleans, LA 294 Miles
The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa's
Children's Hands On Museum (CHOM)
CHOM is for kids of all ages. Group and individual rates, information on exhibits, etc. can be found on this web site.
City of Tuscaloosa
This is the official site for the City of Tuscaloosa.
Downtown Urban Development
This is the City of Tuscaloosa's website for the Downtown Urban Renewal project. Click here to see what the urban renewal plan is all about.
Kentuck Festival of the Arts
Kentuck Festival of the Arts is a two-day juried arts festival which attracts more than 30,000 visitors to historic downtown Northport, Alabama.
Red Cross - West Alabama Chapter
Everyday the West Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross is helping to make West Alabama the safest place to live, work, play or go to school. The Red Cross responds to disasters and saves lives, as well as, providing many other programs.
The official web site of University of Alabama Athletics.
This is the home page of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
Tuscaloosa Public Library
Tuscaloosa Public Library's website has a vast aray of information on available books, research materials and local events.
University of Alabama Museums
This site includes information about all of the University of Alabama museums. Museums include The Alabama Museum of Natural History, The Gorgas House, Moundville Archeological Park and The Paul W. Bryant Museum.
West Alabama Regional Commission
The scope of the council's work includes economic and community development,
transportation planning, nutrition and assistance programs for the elderly, a
part-time employment program for low income senior citizens, technical
assistance, tourism promotion, and public information.
The nonprofit organization promoting excellence in research for economic and community development with the increasing economic importance of information and the growing recognition of those who are skilled in analyzing data, community researchers and economic developers play a vital role. The one professional organization informing, educating and developing these professionals is ACCRA.
A part of the Office of Community Planning and Development at HUD, it serves the public and agencies of all kinds interested in housing and community development.
Council for Urban Economic Development
Since 1967, CUED has grown become an organization offering a variety of services to economic development practitioners and other allied organizations.
Downtown Research & Development Center
The Downtown Research & Development Center is an independent organization which, since 1954, has analyzed and reported on downtown problems and solutions in an effort to provide a focus for revitalizing our cities.
Economic Development Analysis Data
Interested in using economic development data to analyze local and regional economies? Here are links to over 125 data sources on the Web. These data sources have been compiled as part of a study funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administrat ion to assess the adequacy of existing socioeconomic data sources for use in economic development analysis.
Foundation for Rural Services
Dedicated to developing and implementing up-to-date telecommunications networks and industries in rural areas, and overall improving the quality of rural life in America.
This site provides information on the programs, ideas and ways in which the public can become involved with issues such as health care, water and sewage, electric and telephone services, arts programs, as well as, economic support such as business loans and investing in the rural areas of the U.S. in order to improve the quality of life there.
Southern Growth Policies Board
Resources focused on the diverse, interrelated factors affecting the southern region's economic base.
Urban Land Institute
This is a link that puts you in touch with the many aspects of the community and land planning that this institute provides. You can access information about land use, real estate planning and developing, and how to use the land most efficiently while keeping high standards.