Tuscaloosa Essential Info


Tuscaloosa is a city in Metropolitan Alabama and home of the University of Alabama.

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  1. Tuscaloosa is one day older than the state of Alabama.
  2. Tuscaloosa is known as the "Druid City" because of the numerous water oaks planted in its downtown streets since the 1840s.
  3. The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, is the largest university in the state of Alabama in terms of enrollment.
  4. The Port of Tuscaloosa grew out of the system of locks and dams on the Black Warrior River built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the 1890s
  5. Debra Marshall, professional wrestler and diva with World Wrestling Entertainment, was born in Tuscaloosa.

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