Welcome to Tuscaloosa County

Home to Alabama’s flagship university, museums, concerts, arts festivals, and a thriving manufacturing base and over 202,000 residents, Tuscaloosa County has long been the heart of West Alabama. Our county is nestled on the banks of the Black Warrior River, which rises in the extreme southern edges of the Appalachian Highlands.
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Census Data

  • Population in 2014: 202,212
  • Housing units in 2014: 87,795
  • Median Household income 2010-14: $46,448
  • Land area in square miles in 2010: 1322
  • Total number of firms in 2007: 14,729

Core Services

Business Licenses

Access a comprehensive guide to obtaining and maintaining your Tuscaloosa County business license, find answers to questions regarding sales tax collection, and gather information on city and state business licensing.

Sales Tax

Tuscaloosa County Special Tax Board collects all of its own local taxes. All entities that currently conduct business in Tuscaloosa County should contact this office to determine any potential tax liability.

Online Services

Search databases, pay your property taxes, access census data, connect with Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office and view various county maps.

Contact Us

Find location, map, address, phone number and a comprehensive departmental directory here.

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