Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

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Tuscaloosa County
Tuscaloosa County Courthouse in Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa County Courthouse in Tuscaloosa
Map of Alabama highlighting Tuscaloosa County
Location within the U.S. state of Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°12′24″N 87°32′05″W / 33.20654°N 87.534607°W / 33.20654; -87.534607
Country United States
State Alabama
FoundedFebruary 6, 1818[1]
Named forTuskaloosa
SeatTuscaloosa
Largest cityTuscaloosa
Area
 • Total1,351 sq mi (3,500 km2)
 • Land1,322 sq mi (3,420 km2)
 • Water30 sq mi (80 km2)  2.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
207,811
 • Density153/sq mi (59/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts4th, 7th
Websitewww.tuscco.com
 
  • County Number 63 on Alabama Licence Plates

Tuscaloosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama.[1] It was named in honor of the Choctaw chief Tuskaloosa.[1] In 2007, the population was recorded as 171,159.[1] In 2000, 164,875 people lived there.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "ACES Winston County Office" (links/history),Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES), 2007, webpage:ACES-Tuscaloosa.