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Tuscaloosa - a city in Tuscaloosa County and place in the west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). Located on the Black Warrior River, it is - the fifth largest city in Alabama with an estimated population of 93 215 in 2009. This - the main city Tuscaloosa Metropolitan Statistical area, which includes Tuscaloosa, Greene, and Hale County, and whose estimated population of the metro in 2009 was 210 839. The former capital of Alabama, Tuscaloosa is named after Tuskaloosa, chief Muskogean-speaking people who fought and were defeated by Hernando de Soto in 1540 in the Battle of Mabila. |
Tuscaloosa - a regional center of industry, trade, health, and education for the area west central Alabama, known as West Alabama. Tuscaloosa - also the home of the University of Alabama. While the city has attracted international attention when Mersedes-Benz announced that it will build its first car assembly plant in North America in Tuscaloosa County, the University remains the dominant economic and cultural engine in the city.
The city has received many honors quality of life. It was named one of "50 Best Places to Launch Small Business" Small Business in 2009, Fortune, and one of the "100 Best Communities for Young People 'Union of America's promise. This is called the "most appropriate city in America" in 2011, the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
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