Sheffield, Alabama is one of the towns that makes up the greater Muscle Shoals area. Centered around a historic courthouse, the town was first settled in 1885 after Andrew Jackson camped nearby. Historic Victorian and Antebellum buildings are found throughout town.
Its music history is celebrated with a statue and music trail markers as well as the famous studio at 3614 Jackson Highway. Notable former residents include Arthur Alexander and Fred Thompson. Today, the population is less than 10,000.