Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

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Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
Tuscaloosa Court House.jpg
Tuscaloosa County Courthouse in Tuscaloosa
Location within Alabama
Location within Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
FoundedFebruary 6, 1818[1]
Named forTuskaloosa
Largest cityTuscaloosa
 • Total1,351 sq mi (3,499 km2)
 • Land1,322 sq mi (3,424 km2)
 • Water30 sq mi (78 km2), 2.2%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)207,811
 • Density153/sq mi (59/km2)
Congressional districts4th, 7th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
  • 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.