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Northport is located in Tuscaloosa County (Central Region), across the Warrior River from Holt along Highway 82 near Lake Tuscaloosa placing it as part of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama metro area.


The city is full of history dating back to the times when it was the site of a convenient ford across the river for those crossing the Alabama Territory. Now the city holds the Kentuck Museum boasting much of the history in the area. It is a site for those seeking a rich history. The Historic Downtown is also an excellent area to find all kinds of "hands-on" history.
The attractions in the area are the Hidden Meadows Golf Course, Kentuck Arts & Craft Center, and the Oliver Lock and Dam. These places are excellent to visit due to the amount of wonder and excitement about the area.

Kentuck Festival of the Arts | Church at Tuscaloosa | Econo Lodge And Suites |
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10/15 Coming to The area
Mountain Brook Spring Art Show Mountain Brook AL April20 Up to one hundred local member artists will display original artwork for sale in an outdoor setting in quaint Mountain Brook near Crestline Village. Artwork available will range in size from minis to extra large canvases and all price ranges. Jazz band will be featured and food will be available at field.
Panoply Arts Festival Huntsville AL April26-28 Each spring in the heart of the Rocket City the arts are in full bloom at the Panoply Arts Festival.
Alabama Shakespeare Festival Montgomery AL March8-June19 The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, created in Alabama, is currently the 5th largest in the world, attracting more than 300,000 visitors annually from all 50 states and over 60 foreign countries.
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Car Show Birmingham AL October11-13 Triumph Dealers of North America display, Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Merchandise Trailer featuring event TShirts, Pins, and Posters, Official Barber Vintage Festival event merchandise, Southern Vintage Fire Apparatus Association display, and Concessions
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists, 270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you, free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park, interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower, live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.