Cullman, Alabama

city and county seat of Cullman County, Alabama, United States

Cullman is a city in Cullman County, Alabama. Cullman is along Interstate 65, about 50 miles (80 km) north of Birmingham, and about 55 miles (89 km) south of Huntsville. According to the 2010 census, it has 14,775 people.[2] Cullman is the county seat of Cullman County, Alabama.

Cullman, Alabama
City of Cullman
Hwy 278 & Hwy 31
Hwy 278 & Hwy 31
"A City of Character"
Location of Cullman in Cullman County, Alabama.
Location of Cullman in Cullman County, Alabama.
Cullman, Alabama is located in the United States
Cullman, Alabama
Cullman, Alabama
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 34°10′39″N 86°50′41″W / 34.17750°N 86.84472°W / 34.17750; -86.84472
CountryUnited States
Founded byColonel Johann Gottfried Cullmann
Named forColonel Johann Gottfried Cullmann
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • MayorWoody Jacobs
 • Total23.49 sq mi (60.83 km2)
 • Land22.16 sq mi (57.38 km2)
 • Water1.33 sq mi (3.45 km2)
898 ft (251 m)
 • Total18,213
 • Density822.07/sq mi (317.41/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)256 Exchanges: 734,735,736,737,738,775
FIPS code01-18976
FIPS code01-18976
GNIS feature ID0116948


The Cullman City School System operates five schools: Cullman Primary School (Pre-K - First Grade),
East Elementary (Second Grade - Sixth Grade),
West Elementary (Second Grade - Sixth Grade),
John G. Cullman Middle School (Seventh and Eighth Grades),
and Cullman High School (Ninth Grade - Twelfth Grade).[3]

Other schools in Cullman include the Saint Bernard Preparatory School, a Benedictine boarding school (Ninth Grade - Twelfth Grade),
Saint Bernard Middle School (Seventh and Eighth Grade),
Sacred Heart Elementary School (Pre-K - Sixth Grade),
Saint Paul's Lutheran School (Pre-K - Sixth Grade),
and Cullman Christian School (Pre-K - Twelfth Grade).


Radio stationsEdit



Cullman is in the TV broadcasting areas of both Birmingham, Alabama, and Huntsville, Alabama.

Also, there is one low-power broadcasting station in Cullman: WCQT-LP TV-27

Health careEdit

  • Cullman Regional Medical Center - a 115-bed hospital.


Sister cityEdit

Notable persons from CullmanEdit


  1. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-09. Retrieved 2012-03-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Cullman City Schools". Archived from the original on September 28, 2009. Retrieved January 28, 2010.