Sheffield, Alabama

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Sheffield, Alabama
City
Location in Colbert County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°45′35″N 87°41′41″W / 34.75972°N 87.69472°W / 34.75972; -87.69472Coordinates: 34°45′35″N 87°41′41″W / 34.75972°N 87.69472°W / 34.75972; -87.69472
Country United States
State Alabama
County Colbert
Area
 • Total 6.6 sq mi (17.1 km2)
 • Land 6.6 sq mi (17 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 515 ft (157 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 9,652
 • Density 1,462.4/sq mi (564.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35660
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-69648
GNIS feature ID 0153401

Sheffield is a city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States, and is included in The Shoals MSA. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 9,652. Sheffield is the birthplace of notable attorney, actor, former senator and presidential contender Fred Thompson.