There’s a reason 180,000 people call the Tuscaloosa home. Actually, there are dozens. From a strong and vibrant economy that’s enjoying international attention, to the energy and cultural amenities that only a college community can provide, Tuscaloosa is the perfect blend of down-home living and upscale, sophisticated amenities. With terrific shopping, natural beauty, and an unmatched sense of community, Tuscaloosa is the ideal place to work, live, and raise a family.

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

A small town. A big entertainment scene.

If you find yourself bored in Tuscaloosa, you just aren’t trying. That’s because our area boasts a huge variety of things to do, no matter what your tastes may be. Whether you prefer the arts, sports, outdoor activities, nightlife, or simply chilling out by the lake, there’s something for you. Below, you’ll find links to just a few of the ways Tuscaloosans enjoy the best quality of life anywhere.

Education

The more you learn about the variety of educational institutions in Tuscaloosa, the more you’ll be impressed. A variety of quality public and private schools can help your child get the education he or she deserves. What’s more, with the University of Alabama, an entire universe of opportunity is practically at your family’s doorstep.

Tuscaloosa City Public Schools

There are thirteen elementary schools, six middle schools and five secondary or high schools in the Tuscaloosa City School System. Students attend a particular school based on the location of residence.

See a full list of all of the Tuscaloosa City Public Schools here.

Tuscaloosa County Public Schools

There are eighteen elementary schools, eight middle schools and five high schools in the Tuscaloosa County School System. Students attend a particular school based on the location of residence.

See a full list of all of the Tuscaloosa County Public Schools here.

Local & Civic Information

Hey, we’re the experts on Tuscaloosa. So we’ve provided you with all the information you’ll need to make your move as seamless as possible. The links below give the information you need regarding local government and our civic life.

Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama
City of Northport
City of Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa Convention & Visitors Bureau
Tuscaloosa County
Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority
Tuscaloosa Public Library
DCH Regional Hospital
The Tuscaloosa News