Places

  • Tuscumbia is also known as: Colbert County / Tuscumbia city.

  • Tuscumbia tourist attractions include: Ivy Green.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Wade Woods (actor).

History

Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,423 and is included in The Shoals MSA. Tuscumbia was the hometown of Helen Keller and is the location of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. The Tuscumbia we all know today had its beginnings when the Michael Dixon family arrived about 1816. They traded with Chief Tuscomby for the Tuscumbia Valley and built their home at the head of the big spring. From these humble dwellings quickly developed a village known as the Big Spring Community. The men of the community requested that the state legislatrue incorporate them as a city. The town was incorporated in 1820 as Ococoposa Begun and held in the Town of Cahawba, on the first Monday in November, one thousand eight hundred and twenty (1820). Cahawba, Alabama: Printed by Allen & Brickell, State Printers in 1820. Page 94. "An Act to incorporate the town of Ococoposo in the County of Franklin. . . Approved, December 20, 1820. " and is one of Alabama's oldest towns. In 1821, its name was changed to Big Spring and on December 22, 1822 to Tuscumbia after the Chief Rainmaker of the Chickasaws. Although shoals on...

The official website for the city of Tuscumbia is http://www.cityoftuscumbia.org/.

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Tuscumbia Obituaries

It was noted by The News Tribune on January 14th, 2015 that William Lewis Green perished in Washington.  Green was 82 years old and was born in Tuscumbia, AL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor William Lewis's life.

It was revealed on May 31st, 2014 that Taylor Barton Bodkin passed on in Tuscumbia, Alabama.  Bodkin was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Taylor Barton's life.

It was disclosed by Tri-City Herald on February 1st, 2014 that Joe Russell Berry died in Richland, Washington.  Berry was 80 years old and was born in Tuscumbia, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joe Russell's life.

It was revealed by Arizona Republic on August 14th, 2013 that Margaret Williams Pellegrini perished in Phoenix, Arizona.  Pellegrini was 89 years old and was born in Tuscumbia, AL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Margaret Williams's life.

It was disclosed by Peoria Journal Star on July 2nd, 2013 that Leonard A Winter perished in Morton, Illinois.  Winter was 87 years old and was born in Tuscumbia, AL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Leonard A's life.

It was disclosed on April 4th, 2013 that Daniel Lee Bollmer died in Tuscumbia, Alabama.  Bollmer was 71 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Daniel Lee's life.

It was disclosed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on March 31st, 2013 that Raymond Narmore passed on in Bradenton, Florida.  Narmore was 88 years old and was born in Tuscumbia, AL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Raymond's life.

It was disclosed by Idaho Press Tribune on November 23rd, 2012 that Lorene Lawson died in Nampa, Idaho.  Lawson was 85 years old and was born in Tuscumbia, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Lorene's life.

It was revealed by Pine Bluff Commercial on December 9th, 2011 that Ralph E Malone passed on in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Malone was 81 years old and was born in Tuscumbia, AL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ralph E's life.

It was noted by The Macon Telegraph on September 16th, 2011 that Alice Baker (Flynt) passed on in Montezuma, Georgia.  Ms. Baker was 79 years old and was born in Tuscumbia, AL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Alice's life.

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Tuscumbia Cemetery News

Shoals offers fair share of eerie places
With that in mind and with assistance from Florence author and ghost-tour guide Debra Johnston Glass and Tuscumbia historian John McWilliams ... you see an inexplicable apparition while passing Alabama Outdoors, on North Court Street.
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Oakwood Cemetery Tuscumbia Pictures
COLBERT COUNTY, ALABAMA CEMETERIES - TOWNSHIP 4, RANGE 11. OAKWOOD CEMETERY - TUSCUMBIA Selected Tombstones. Contributed Jan 2005 by Clare Herrick. These pictures were taken in Oct and Dec ...
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcolber/cem-oakwood-tusc-pics.htm

Colbert County, Alabama Cemetery Records
Winston Family Cemetery, Tuscumbia; Zion Missionary Baptist Cemetery, Barton; Alabama Cemetery Records. United States Cemetery Records. Genealogy | Historical Cemeteries | Cemeteries | ...
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/alabama/colbert.htm

Oakwood Cemetery - Tuscumbia
This survey of the Oakwood Cemetery in Tuscumbia, AL was done in 1933 by the WPA [Works ... Newsum, Dr. B. F. b in Fluvanna Co VA 26 Oct 1815 d in Tuscumbia AL ...
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcolber/cem-wpa-oakwood-tuscumbia.htm

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Tuscumbia, Alabama City Information - ePodunk
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Tuscumbia's Oakwood Cemetery Marker
Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama The American South (East South Central) ... 1. Tuscumbia's Oakwood Cemetery Marker. Inscription. This burial ground was designated on ...
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