Tuscumbia is a city located in Alabama, USA. It is included in The Shoals metropolitan area and the county seat of Colbert County. Tuscumbia is surrounded north by the city of Sheffield and northeast by the city of Muscle Shoals. The Tennessee River is one mile ahead to the northwest. Elevation is 466 feet above sea level. Tuscumbia public education is provided by Tuscumbia City Schools and the Colbert County Board of Education. Former U.S. Representative Archibald Hill Carmichael and novelist Beverly Barton came from the city of Tuscumbia. As of 2010 census, Tuscumbia total population was 8,423 individuals with a population density of 914.75/sq mi. It is using Zip code 35674 and Area codes 256, 938.