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Welcome to Tuscaloosa ...
When the people of Tuscaloosa refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Tuscaloosan<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Tuscaloosa has a population of 100,287 people<2> (see below for details).
Tuscaloosa was established in 1819.
The community of Tuscaloosa is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Tuscaloosa lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Tuscaloosa: (205)
The ZIP codes for Tuscaloosa: 35401-35407, 35485-35487<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tuscaloosa had a population of 90,468 people (or 46.48% of the total population of Tuscaloosa County). This makes Tuscaloosa the county's most populous community.
The population of Tuscaloosa represents 1.89% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 90,468 people, the population of Tuscaloosa increased 16.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 77,906 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Tuscaloosa had an population of 100,287 people. This is an increase of 10.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.73% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tuscaloosa.
Communities near Tuscaloosa ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tuscaloosa.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tuscaloosa:
Websites for Tuscaloosa ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tuscaloosa ...
Looking for more information about Tuscaloosa? 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 Tuscaloosa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tuscaloosa.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Tuscaloosa: www.ci.tuscaloosa.al.us/
The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Mar 2019