Located along the banks of the Black Warrior River in west-central Alabama, Tuscaloosa is led by a mayor/council form of government and is home to 99,543 residents and a thriving business community.
In the words of Mayor Walt Maddox, we welcome you to absolutely the best city in the nation and one of its most progressive communities.
Our Core Beliefs
Citizens must be safe, whether crime, fire, medical response or an act of nature, our response is swift and effective.
Neighborhood protection and economic growth are achieved through conservative financial management, comprehensive planning and strategic infrastructure investments.
All underserved areas deserve investments that enhance educational, economic and recreational opportunities.
Elite customer service is a shared responsibility of everyone and our work must be guided by responsiveness, respect and accountability.