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Welcome to life North of the River!

There are several questions all buyers regularly want to know. Usually they include, “where are the best schools” and “can I have peace and quiet, and also be close to town?” The answer to both of those questions are “YES” for those who reside in the area referred to as “North of the River” or zip code 35406.

This highly-desirable area, nestled neatly over the Black Warrior River boasts gorgeous homes in both established neighborhoods and brand new developments, top-performing schools, outdoor adventures, and much more. Let us introduce you to life in 35406!

Schools in the 35406 zip code


Many of Tuscaloosa’s best schools are located in the 35406 zip code. Whether you have pre-K and elementary, middle school, or high school-aged children, this area is a wonderful place to raise your family. A few notable schools include Verner Elementary, Rock Quarry Middle School, and Northridge High School.

Are you looking to move and finding the right house in the right school zone is a priority? You can easily search listing by school zone here on

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This area of town provides the best of outdoor fun and leisure. Whether hitting the links is your kind of fun, or hitting the trails with your furry best friend, life in 35406 is never short on entertainment.


Ol’ Colony Golf Complex – Eighteen holes with beautiful greens awaits those who decide to take advantage of the championship level course at Ol’ Colony.

Will May Dog Park – Will May Dog Park offers separate play grounds for dog of all sizes to make sure your furriest family member can rip and run with their new friends.

Munny Sokol Park – Batting practice for the kids, run on the trail for the adults, Munny Sokol is the ultimate in family-friendly fun.


There is a wonderful selection of dining options in the area. From fine dining to bakeries and coffee house, 35406 has everything you need.



Evangeline’s Restaurant – Evangeline’s offers a fine dining experience in an artistic and luxurious interior. Located in the Tuscaloosa Galleria, Evangeline’s is convenient and is the perfect date night or celebration spot!

Heritage House Coffee and Tea (Towncenter location) – For nearly 20 years, Heritage House has been Tuscaloosa’s favorite coffee house. The relaxed environment, hand-crafted coffee, and an array of delicious pastries and entrees make Heritage House a study hub for students and regular meeting place for friends of all ages.

No one knows the North of the River area better than the Alice Maxwell team. We’re experts and can help you find the perfect home fit for you and your family! Easily search our North of the River listings today or give us a call (205-292-4546).


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