Tuscumbia, Alabama

city in Alabama, United States of America

Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census, the population was 7,856 and is included in The Shoals MSA. Tuscumbia is the hometown of Helen Keller and the location of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame.

Tuscumbia
Colbert County Courthouse in Tuscumbia
Colbert County Courthouse in Tuscumbia
Nickname(s): 
"Charm of the Shoals" "The Town"
Location of Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama.
Location of Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama.
Coordinates: 34°43′51″N 87°42′10″W / 34.73083°N 87.70278°W / 34.73083; -87.70278
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyColbert
Settled1815
Incorporated (town)December 20, 1820
Named forChickasaw Indian chief
Government
 • TypeMayor/Council
 • MayorKerry (Bubba) Underwood
Area
 • Total9.26 sq mi (23.98 km2)
 • Land9.22 sq mi (23.87 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
Elevation
466 ft (142 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total9,054
 • Density982.42/sq mi (379.30/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35674
Area codes256, 938
FIPS code01-77280
GNIS feature ID0153743
Websitewww.cityoftuscumbia.org

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  2. Reichler, Joseph L., ed. (1979) [1969]. The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th edition ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8. {{cite book}}: |edition= has extra text (help)