Northport is a city in Tuscaloosa County in the west central part of the U.S. state of Alabama. Located on the Black Warrior River across from downtown Tuscaloosa. It is part of the Tuscaloosa Metropolitan Statistical Area.One of Northport's most notable cultural activities is the Kentuck Festival of the Arts.
Each year in October, hundreds of artists gather at Kentuck Park to showcase their work in front of thousands of visitors. The festival celebrates folk and contemporary art as well as traditional crafts. Potters, quilters, and basketmakers offer educational craft demonstrations throughout the weekend. And musical entertainment and culinary offerings are available.The Northport Heritage Museum houses a collection of artifacts and photographs that documents the history and evolution of the city.