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city of Sheffield

City Website

Welcome to the city of Sheffield

The city of Sheffield is located in Colbert County in northwest Alabama, situated along the Tennessee River and the Mississippi border. Known as the “Center of the Shoals,” Sheffield is one of the fastest growing cities in the Shoals Metropolitan area with over 9,000 residents and an expanding local business industry. Sheffield is also one of most historic cities in North Alabama as the home of the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, Jackson Highway Studio, and Ritz Theatre.

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Departments & Agencies

Small businesses often interact with counties on a departmental level. Access a list of municipality departments that oversee things from building regulations to utilities.

Business Licenses

Business licenses are often administered by the Municipality’s Office of the Probate Judge or the Department of Revenue. Access the Municipality business license application or contact information for obtaining a license here.


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Contact Us

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  • 600 North Montgomery Avenue
    Sheffield, AL 35660
  • (256) 383-0250