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Tuscaloosa County Alabama

Tuscaloosa County was established on February 6, 1818.
It is named in honor of the Choctaw chief Tuskalusa
The county is the second-largest in the state in terms of area (trailing only Baldwin County) and sixth-largest in terms of population (behind Jefferson, Mobile, Madison, Montgomery,and Shelby counties).

Its seat and largest city is Tuscaloosa, the former state capital from 1826 to 1845.
 
 
1914 Tuscaloosa County Courthouse

 CITIES, TOWNS,  AND POPULATED PLACES 

Northport * Tuscaloosa * Brookwood * Coaling * Coker * Lake View * Moundville (partly in Hale County) *
    * Vance (partly in Bibb County) * Woodstock (partly in Bibb County) *

    UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES

    * Abernant * Buhl * Cottondale * Duncanville * Echola * Elrod * Fosters * Holt * Kellerman *
    * Kimbrell (partly in Jefferson County) * Moores Bridge * Peterson * Ralph *
    * Romulus * Samantha * Windham Springs *

GHOST TOWN

   * Kaulton *

 

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Website Updates:
Jul 2015: 1939 Confederate Pensioners
May 2015: Brick Wall: JOSEPHINE STEWART - Submitted by Sandra Dean
Redecorated site and now all pages are mobile friendly
Apr 2015: Brick Wall : HENDERSON OLIVER - Submitted by  Andrea Green; Bios: PECK, MOODY, MEEK, HARDAWAY
Feb 2015: 1888 History of City of Tuscaloosa; Bio: CLAYTON, SOMERVILLE
Jan 2015: Death News: CHILDRESS, FITTS, GUILD, JOHNSON, LEWIS, MARRAST, POE,  PIPPIN, POWELL, GAY, PENNINGTON, RICHARDSON, LELAND, ROUSE, SNYDER, SMITH; Married News: BEARD, NEILSON, COVINGTON, DUNCAN, WALKER, SMITH; Asylum News: 1875 statistics; Birth News: PARKER; Community news: BATTLE House sold
Dec 2014: Bio: COCHRANE - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
Nov 2014: Death News: GLASSCOCK; Foster's Post Office - Submitted by Diane Oraif
Jul 2014: Military: Civilwar: Southern Claims Commission Applicants
May 2014: Obit: DAHLEN; Mil: WWI Wounded List of Oct 1918 - Submitted by Rose Stout
Apr 2014: History: Water Mills of Tuscaloosa County in 1886
Mar 2014: Crime News: JONES; Obit: HARGROVES, ROY; Brick Wall: BEAL - submitted by Margaret Beal
Feb 2014: Ray Cemetery, Misc News: DAVIS; Community News; MARTIN; Known Newspapers of Tuscaloosa County; History: Book: Tuskaloosa, Its Names and Origin by Thomas Maxwell 1874
Jan 2014: Bio: HASSELL;  Community News: CLEMENTS

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Surrounding Counties     

 Fayette County: (North) 

Walker County: (Northeast)
 
 
Bibb County: (Southeast)
 
Hale County: (South)
 
Greene County: (Southwest)
 

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