Northport, AL is located on the north side of the Black Warrior River, just across from the City of Tuscaloosa. It has a long and rich history closely tied to Tuscaloosa that draws many to purchase a home in Northport, AL.
The main economy of Northport lies in education, which makes sense as the respected University of Alabama and Stillman College are nearby. Northport is also known for its Kentuck Festival of the Arts. Held in Kentuck Park, the event features folk art, contemporary art, traditional crafts, and draws thousands of visitors to the annual event.
Residents of Northport also enjoy local recreational activities at Hidden Meadows Golf Course, a public 18-hole facility, and Lake Lurleen State Park where you can rent a boat, camp, fish, picnic, and cool off with a swim in the pristine 250-acre lake.
If you are looking to buy a home or refinance your mortgage, BankFirst can help. Bankfirst Mortgage is the lender specializing in home purchase loans and refinance mortgages in Northport, AL.