Brookwood is a town in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. It is part of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town has a total area of 8.2 square miles. 8.1 square miles of the total area is land and 0.1 square miles (0.61%) of it is water.
The town has one elementary, one middle and one high school under the public school system. For recreation, there is a public town park. The Black Warrior River flows close to the city, and can be used for picnicking, boating, fishing and other activities. Camping and hunting are other popular recreational activities.
Brookwood's cost of living is 12.50% lower than the country average, making living here comparatively cheaper. The closest hospital is the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, located about 11 miles away in Tuscaloosa. Manufacturing, mining, gas extraction and quarrying are the major economic activities here.