Tuscaloosa is the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama, United States. Located on the Black Warrior River at the Atlantic Seaboard fall line of the Piedmont, it is the fifth-largest city in Alabama, with an estimated population of 100,287 in 2017.

Incorporated as a town on December 13, 1819, it was named after Tuskaloosa, a 16th-century Choctaw chief. Tuscaloosa served as Alabama's capital city from 1826 to 1846.

Tuscaloosa in Through Darkest Europe[]

Tuskalusa was a city in Arkansistan. In the 1410s AH/1990s AD, archaeologists from Tuskalusa's madrasa began the excavation of Pompeii in Italy.[1]


  1. Through Darkest Europe, pg. 168, HC.