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Welcome to Sheffield ...
The city of Sheffield is located in Colbert County.
The location of Sheffield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Sheffield has a population of 8,930 people<2> (see below for details).
Sheffield is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Sheffield lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Sheffield: (256) and (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Sheffield: 35660<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sheffield had a population of 9,039 people (which is 16.61% of the total population of Colbert County). This makes Sheffield the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Sheffield represents 0.19% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,039 people, the population of Sheffield decreased 6.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,652 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sheffield had an population of 8,930 people. This is a decrease of 1.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.48% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sheffield.
Communities near Sheffield ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sheffield and not the distance if driven.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sheffield.
Communities Also Named Sheffield ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Sheffield - they are located in Florida, Georgia (4), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (2), Montana, New Brunswick, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sheffield.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sheffield:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sheffield ...
Looking for more information about Sheffield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Sheffield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sheffield.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019