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Welcome to Tuscumbia ...

The city of Tuscumbia is located in Colbert County and is the County Seat for Colbert County.

When the people of Tuscumbia refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Tuscumbian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Tuscumbia has a population of 8,407 people<2> (see below for details).

Tuscumbia was established in 1820.

The community of Tuscumbia is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Tuscumbia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Tuscumbia: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Tuscumbia: 35674<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tuscumbia had a population of 8,423 people (or 15.48% of the total population of Colbert County). This makes Tuscumbia the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Tuscumbia represents 0.18% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 72nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,423 people, the population of Tuscumbia increased 7.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,856 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Tuscumbia had an population of 8,407 people. This is a decrease of 0.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.01% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tuscumbia.

Communities near Tuscumbia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Florence   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the North (N) of Tuscumbia

Located in Lauderdale County

Russellville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Tuscumbia

Located in Franklin County

Town Creek   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Tuscumbia

Located in Lawrence County

Cherokee   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Tuscumbia

Littleville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Tuscumbia

Killen   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tuscumbia

Located in Lauderdale County

Leighton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Tuscumbia

Saint Florian   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tuscumbia

Located in Lauderdale County

Canaan   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Tuscumbia

Located in Lauderdale County

Cypress Creek   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Tuscumbia

Located in Lauderdale County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tuscumbia.

Communities Also Named Tuscumbia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Tuscumbia - it's located in Missouri.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tuscumbia.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tuscumbia. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tuscumbia. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tuscumbia. Our list includes 27 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tuscumbia:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tuscumbia ...

Looking for more information about Tuscumbia? 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 Tuscumbia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tuscumbia.

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About Colbert County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tuscumbia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Colbert County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Tuscumbia refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Tuscumbia may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tuscumbia.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tuscumbia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Tuscumbia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tuscumbia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tuscumbia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tuscumbia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tuscumbia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tuscumbia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7313, Longitude: -87.7022     [Map].

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