Tuscaloosa county is located in west-central Alabama, an area of great natural beauty and abundant natural resources.
The city of Tuscaloosa served as the Alabama state capital from 1826 to 1845 when the seat of government was moved to Montgomery. The state university, The University of Alabama, opened here in 1831.
The University of Alabama is widely known for its athletic programs, especially football, but is also recognized as an international center for teaching and research.
In recent years Tuscaloosa county has become the home of international businesses JVC and Mercedes-Benz.
Down-home hospitality with an international flair… Welcome to Tuscaloosa!