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County Information

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.

 CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

* Brookwood * Coaling * Coker * Holt CDP * Lake View
* Moundville (part in Hale County) * North Bibb (part in Bibb County)
* Northport * Tuscaloosa * Vance (part in Bibb County)
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Death Records

History

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Military Records

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Wills & Probate Records

 
 Website Updates:
April 2015: Brick Wall : HENDERSON OLIVER - Submitted by  Andrea Green; Bios: PECK, MOODY, MEEK, HARDAWAY
February 2015: 1888 History of City of Tuscaloosa; Bio: CLAYTON, SOMERVILLE
January 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
December 2014: Bio: COCHRANE - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
November 2014: Death News: GLASSCOCK; Foster's Post Office - Submitted by Diane Oraif
July 2014: Military: Civilwar: Southern Claims Commission Applicants
May 2014: Obit: DAHLEN; Mil: WWI Wounded List of Oct 1918 - Submitted by Rose Stout
April 2014: History: Water Mills of Tuscaloosa County in 1886
March 2014: Crime News: JONES; Obit: HARGROVES, ROY; Brick Wall: BEAL - submitted by Margaret Beal
February 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
January 2014: Bio: HASSELL;  Community News: CLEMENTS

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

 


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