Coaling is a town in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. It is part of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area, and its total area is 3.7 square miles. 0.1 square mile of the area is water, and the rest is land.
Manufacturing, construction, quarrying and gas extraction are the main economic activities here. The closest hospital is the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, located about 8 miles away in Tuscaloosa. Coaling's cost of living is 9.80% lower than the country average, making living here comparatively cheaper.
The town gets about 57 inches of rain annually, with about 88 days having measurable precipitation. Snowfall is about an inch annually.