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  • Northport is north of the Black Warrior River and adjacent to the City of Tuscaloosa. The word Kentuck, meaning paradise, is frequently spotted around town because records indicate it is the settlement area's first name. The city of 24,497 probably believes it is paradise, since people can enjoy the amenities of both Northport and Tuscaloosa with equal ease. Northport residents take their greatest pride in efforts to preserve its past in projects like the Northport Heritage Museum.

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Top 7 Reasons to Live in Northport, AL

  • All styles of neighborhoods! Just name the ideal neighborhood. New residents have the option to rent in a historical area, a settled area like Northwood Forest or a brand new community near the intersection of Highway 43 and Rose Boulevard. The last location is close to Lake Tuscaloosa and the Tuscaloosa County High School.
  • Easy access to sporting events! Outdoor enthusiasts and sports-minded people alike love the fact that they can play golf at Hidden Meadows Golf Course one day and camp at Lake Lurleen State Park the next.
  • Townhomes, condominiums, houses! Rent to own just about any home desired because Northport has it all. Apartments and houses for sale or rent are conveniently located here; live near the main thoroughfare, McFarland Boulevard, or find a quiet location off the beaten path. While cruising Northport for your new abode, stop in for a coffee at Heritage House Coffee & Tea for a creative coffee drink or do some shopping at Rhubarb's Gifts & Home.
  • Plenty of tastebud-tempting restaurants! Check out the old-timey Southern food at the City Cafe or the incredibly awesome BBQ at Archibald Drive Inn. These are local places that have been around for decades.
  • Cultural events are a hop, skip, and short drive away! Northport and Tuscaloosa sit side-by-side. The University of Alabama offers a variety of exciting sporting events like football at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The historic Bama Theater in downtown Tuscaloosa hosts the Bama Art House Film Series.
  • Step into the past at any time! If charm is on the agenda, much time will be spent in the downtown area. The quaint Northport 5 & 10 and locally iconic clothing store called Faucett's are nestled among other places, like the Kentuck Arts & Craft Center and the 1840s Shirley Christian Home.
  • Stable economy! People attending the Kentuck Festival of the Arts or the Dickens Downtown event are never strangers. The local economy is solid, with over 26 percent of the locals in the community in residency for more than five years.