The county of Colbert is located in Alabama and was founded in 1867. There are 54,216 residents in Colbert who have access to courthouses in Cherokee, Leighton, Muscle Shoals, Russellville, Sheffield, Tuscumbia. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Alabama is part of the 11th federal circuit court as well.
There are 1,048 residents in Cherokee, which is 2.2 square miles and 540ft above sea level.
There are 729 residents in Leighton, which is 1.0 square miles and 568ft above sea level.
There are 13,156 residents in Muscle Shoals, which is 16.6 square miles and 499ft above sea level. It was settled in April 23, 1923[http://www.cityofmuscleshoals.com/Default.asp?ID=11&pg=History Official web site of the City of Muscle Shoals]. Retrieved on December 20, 2008 and is governed by a Mayor/Council local government.
There are 9,830 residents in Russellville, which is 13.5 square miles and 764ft above sea level. It was settled in November 27, 1819.
There are 9,039 residents in Sheffield, which is 6.5 square miles and 515ft above sea level.
There are 8,423 residents in Tuscumbia, which is 9.3 square miles and 466ft above sea level. It was settled in 1815 and is governed by a Mayor/Council local government.