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Cullman, Alabama

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Welcome to Cullman ...

The city of Cullman is located in Cullman County and is the County Seat for Cullman County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Cullman has a population of 15,350 people<1> (see below for details).

Cullman was established in 1873.

The community of Cullman is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Cullman lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Cullman: (256) and (938)<3>

The ZIP codes for Cullman: 35055-35058<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cullman had a population of 14,775 people (which is 18.38% of the total population of Cullman County). This makes Cullman the county's most populous community.

The population of Cullman represents 0.31% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,775 people, the population of Cullman increased 5.57% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 13,995 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Cullman had an population of 15,350 people. This is an increase of 3.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.68% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cullman.

Communities near Cullman ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2015
Addison   [Map]   741   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Baileyton   [Map]   625   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,697   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dodge City   [Map]   603   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eva   [Map]   511   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Falkville   [Map]   1,268   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cullman.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cullman. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cullman. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cullman. Our list includes 16 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cullman:

Websites for Cullman ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cullman ...

Looking for more information about Cullman? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cullman, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Cullman.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Cullman. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cullman.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cullman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Cullman.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Cullman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cullman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Cullman includes: 35055, 35056, 35057 & 35058.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Cullman. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cullman) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cullman. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cullman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cullman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1803, Longitude: -86.8416     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cullman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cullman.


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