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Cottondale is a residential city just on the outskirts of Tuscaloosa. Although it abuts the largest city in the county, Cottondale carries a more small-town, tight-knit community feeling, perfect for families and couples. The location of homes in Cottondale makes them a great spot for Tuscaloosa commuters who prefer an idyllic southern community to the chaotic city. 

Important Facts About Cottondale for Future Renters

  • Although Cottondale's main road is named University Boulevard, the University of Alabama is actually on the other end of Tuscaloosa. Bama's arboretum, however, is very close to Cottondale. 
  • Cottondale has several different spellings and pronunciations, including Cotton Dale, Kennedale, Kennidale and Konnidale.
  • Cottondale is nearby several large oil fields, although, unlike the eye-sores of Texas and Oklahoma, these revenue generators are covered by woods.
  • Famous labor and community organizer Mary "Mother" Jones visited the mills in Cottondale during the 1800s.
  • Cottondale is part of Tuscaloosa County, the state's second largest county by area and home to a variety of well-known international businesses, such as Mercedes-Benz.

Helpful Resources for Tuscaloosa County Residents

  • The Tuscaloosa County School District, which includes Cottondale, is made up of 34 schools, all of which look to prepare the area's children with the tools they need to excel as adults.
  • Tuscaloosa's sheriff's department protects and serves nearly 200,000 citizens. The law officers work to keep the area safe and running well. 
  • Tuscaloosa is filled with history. At one time, the city was Alabama's capital, but now the county has kept up the tradition with its own well-managed government. 

What to do in Cottondale

Cottondale is great for whatever a family is looking for. Whether it's a quiet, community event in Cottondale's center, a family hike in the plentiful forests around town or a quick trip next door to Tuscaloosa to see the University of Alabama's beautiful campus, Cottondale has everything. 

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