Sheffield, Alabama

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Sheffield
Sheffield Downtown Commercial Historic District
Sheffield Downtown Commercial Historic District
Nicknames: 
"Center of the Shoals", "Sheffvegas", "Sheffghanistan"
Location of Sheffield in Colbert County, Alabama.
Location of Sheffield in Colbert County, Alabama.
Coordinates: 34°45′35″N 87°41′41″W / 34.75972°N 87.69472°W / 34.75972; -87.69472
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyColbert
Founded byAlfred Huger Moses
Named forSheffield, Yorkshire, England
Area
 • Total7.07 sq mi (18.32 km2)
 • Land6.95 sq mi (18.01 km2)
 • Water0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
Elevation
515 ft (157 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total9,403
 • Density1,352.37/sq mi (522.16/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35660
Area codes256, 938
FIPS code01-69648
GNIS feature ID0153401
Websitewww.sheffieldalabama.org

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.