What Northport Is Known For
Each October, the city of Northport hosts the Kentuck Festival of the Arts in Kentuck Park. The event draws hundreds of artists and thousands of visitors and features folk and contemporary art as well as traditional crafts, including pottery, quilting, and basketry.
On the first Tuesday in December, the city hosts Dickens Downtown, during which the town takes on the look of nineteenth-century England, the period setting of Charles Dickens's famous A Christmas Carol. This annual holiday event attracts many thousands of visitors
Hannah Kelsey Brown, raised and worked as an interior designer in Northport, was the lead in season 15 of The Bachelorette, and was in season 28 of Dancing with the Stars, with partner Alan Bersten. They were named the winner of the competition.
The city of Northport is located in Tuscaloosa County in the west-central part of the state on the Black Warrior River, across from the city of Tuscaloosa.
Thank you to the City of Northport for promoting your town!