|Elevation||417 ft (127 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||152878|
Peterson is an unincorporated community in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States. Peterson is located on Alabama State Route 216, 8.6 miles (13.8 km) east-northeast of Tuscaloosa. Peterson has a post office with ZIP code 35478. Peterson was originally known as Peterson City, in honor of Charles M. Peterson, who purchased land in the surrounding area.
- "Peterson". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Tuscaloosa County, Alabama (PDF) (Map). Alabama Department of Transportation. 2008. Retrieved March 12, 2012.
- United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
- Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 109. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.
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