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Encyclopedia > Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Tuscaloosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. It is named is in honor of the Choctaw chief Tuskalusa. As of 2000 the population was 164,875. Image File history File links Tuscaloosa_County_Alabama. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government  â€¢ President  â€¢ Vice President Federal republic George... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 30th 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² 190 mi/306 km 330 mi/531 km 3. ... Pushmataha was the most famous leader of the Choctaws. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


The county is the second-largest in the state in terms of area (trailing only Baldwin County) and fifth-largest in terms of population (behind Jefferson, Mobile, Madison, and Montgomery counties). Baldwin County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Location in the state of Alabama Formed December 13, 1819 Seat Birmingham Area  - Total  - Water 2,911 km² (1,124 mi²) 29 km² (11 mi²) 1. ... Mobile County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Madison County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Montgomery County is a county in the State of Alabama. ...


Its seat and largest city is Tuscaloosa. A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

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History

Tuscaloosa County was established on February 6, 1818. February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1818 is a common year starting on Thursday. ...


Geography

Tuscaloosa County is located in the west central part of the state, in the region commonly known as West Alabama. The county straddles the boundary between the Applalachian Highlands and the Gulf Coastal Plain and consequently boasts a diverse geography. The county is forested and hilly to the northwest and low-lying and occasionally swampy to the southwest. The Gulf Coastal Plain extends from the Florida Parishes of Louisiana over most of Mississippi, some of western Tennessee and Kentucky, the southwestern 2/3 of Alabama, and the western panhandle of Florida. ...


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,500 km² (1,351 mi²). 3,430 km² (1,324 mi²) of it is land and 70 km² (27 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.99% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 164,875 people, 64,517 households, and 41,677 families residing in the county. The population density is 48 persons/km² (124 persons/mi²). The population core of the county lies in Tuscaloosa-Northport conurbation (including Coaling, Coker, and Holt CDP). The combined 2000 Census population of this area (not including their undesignated suburban census areas) is 103,367, accounting for 62.7% of the county in population, while only accounting for 6.9% in area. Consequently, the population density of the central population core is 439 persons/km² (1137 persons/mi²), while the density of the county outside the central population core is 17 persons/km² (44 persons/mi²). A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Northport is a city located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. ... A conurbation is an urban area comprising a number of cities or towns which, through population growth and expansion, have physically merged to form one continuous built up area. ... Coaling is a city located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. ... Coker is a town located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. ... Holt is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ...


There are 71,429 housing units at an average density of 21/km² (54/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 68.12% White, 29.31% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.92% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.56% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. 1.29% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 64,517 households out of which 30.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.20% are married couples living together, 14.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.40% are non-families. 28.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 3.00. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 23.40% under the age of 18, 16.50% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 20.80% from 45 to 64, and 11.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 92.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $34,436, and the median income for a family is $45,485. Males have a median income of $34,807 versus $24,128 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,998. 17.00% of the population and 11.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 19.50% of those under the age of 18 and 13.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

Tuscaloosa is served by several elected state officials. Tuscaloosa is served by the following elected state officials: two District Court Judges, six Circuit Court Judges, and the District Attorney.


The current District Court Judges are:

  • Judge Joel Chandler
  • Judge Jim Guin

The current Circuit Court Judges are:

  • Judge Scott Donaldson, Presiding Judge
  • Judge Steve Wilson
  • Judge John England
  • Judge Charles Malone
  • Judge Phillip Lisenby
  • Judge Hershel Hamner

The chief law enforcement officer of Tuscaloosa County, which comprises the Sixth Judicial Circuit is:

Constructions

The TV Alabama Tower and the WTTO Tower near Windham Springs are guyed TV masts, which belong to the tallest constructions on earth. TV Alabama Tower is a 2000 foot (609. ... WTTO Tower is a 2000 ft / 609. ...


Municipalities and census-designated places

note: populations are from 2000 Census

Brookwood is a town located in United States. ... Coaling is a city located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. ... Coker is a town located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. ... Holt is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. ... Lake View is a town located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. ... Moundville is a town located in Hale County, Alabama. ... Hale County is a county of the State of Alabama. ... North Bibb is a town located in Bibb County, Alabama. ... Bibb County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ... Northport is a city located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Vance is a town located in Bibb County, Alabama. ... Bibb County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. ...

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Capital: Montgomery
Largest Metro: Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Metropolitan Area
Other Metro Areas Anniston-Oxford | Auburn-Opelika | Dothan-Enterprise | Gadsden | Huntsville-Decatur | Mobile | Montgomery | Florence-Muscle Shoals | Tuscaloosa-Northport
Regions: Greater Birmingham | Black Belt | Central Alabama | Lower Alabama | Mobile Bay | North Alabama | South Alabama
Largest cities: Birmingham | Huntsville | Mobile | Montgomery
Major cities: Anniston | Auburn | Decatur | Dothan | Florence | Gadsden | Hoover | Tuscaloosa
All cities: List of cities in Alabama
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Capital: Montgomery
Largest Metro: Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Metropolitan Area
Other Metro Areas Anniston-Oxford | Auburn-Opelika | Dothan-Enterprise | Gadsden | Huntsville-Decatur | Mobile | Montgomery | Florence-Muscle Shoals | Tuscaloosa-Northport
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Tuscaloosa County, Alabama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (682 words)
Tuscaloosa County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama.
The county straddles the boundary between the Applalachian Highlands and the Gulf Coastal Plain and consequently boasts a diverse geography.
The county is forested and hilly to the northwest and low-lying and occasionally swampy to the southwest.
Bibb County, Alabama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (460 words)
Bibb County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama.
Its county seat is Centreville and it's a "prohibition" or dry county.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 30.90% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.60% who are 65 years of age or older.
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