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Tuscumbia, AL

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.cityoftuscumbia.org/

Population:
7856 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
20-Dec-1820 (incorporated), 22-Dec-1822 (renamed)

County:
Colbert County

Incorporated 1820 as Ococoposa, renamed 1821 to Big Spring, and 1822 to Tuscubmia. It became the county seat of Colbert County in 1867. Perhaps best known as the birthplace of Helen Keller.

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Helen Keller
Activist
27-Jun-1880 1-Jun-1968 Deaf and blind activist
Heinie Manush
Baseball
20-Jul-1901 12-May-1971 MLB Hall of Famer
Mitch McConnell
Politician
20-Feb-1942   US Senator from Kentucky



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