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Welcome to Northport ...

The city of Northport is located in Tuscaloosa County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Northport has a population of 26,115 people<2> (see below for details).

Northport is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Northport lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Northport: (205)

The ZIP codes for Northport: 35473, 35475-35476<4>

Websites for Northport ...

Official Website: www.cityofnorthport.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Northport had an population of 26,115 people. This is an increase of 11.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Northport had a population of 23,330 people (or 11.99% of the total population of Tuscaloosa County). This makes Northport the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Northport represents 0.49% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,330 people, the population of Northport increased 20.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,435 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Northport.

Communities Also Named Northport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Northport - they are located in Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Northport.

Communities near Northport ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Northport.

  • Moundville [Hale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundville
    • Moundville [Hale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Northport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,459 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moundville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundville<7>
  • Brookwood [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookwood
    • Brookwood [Tuscaloosa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Northport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,848 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookwood<7>
  • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaling
    • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Northport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,663 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaling have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coaling
  • Gordo [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordo
    • Gordo [Pickens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Northport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gordo<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coker [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coker
      • Coker [Tuscaloosa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Northport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 964 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coker have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coker<7>
    • Alberta City [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alberta City
      • Alberta City [Tuscaloosa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Northport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alberta City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alberta City
    • Wood Village [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood Village
      • Wood Village [Tuscaloosa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Northport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wood Village
    • Holt [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holt
      • Holt [Tuscaloosa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Northport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holt have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holt
    • Lake Front Village [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Front Village
      • Lake Front Village [Tuscaloosa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Northport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Front Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Front Village
    • Cottondale [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottondale
      • Cottondale [Tuscaloosa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Northport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottondale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottondale<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Northport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Northport.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Northport. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Northport.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Northport. See our Newspapers Page for Northport.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Northport ...

Looking for more information about Northport? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Northport, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Northport.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Northport: www.cityofnorthport.org/

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Tuscaloosa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Northport.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Northport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Northport). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Northport or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Northport includes: 35473, 35475 & 35476.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Northport) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Northport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Northport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2295, Longitude: -87.5765    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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