Cullman, Alabama

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Cullman, Alabama
City
Location in Cullman County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°10′39″N 86°50′41″W / 34.1775°N 86.84472°W / 34.1775; -86.84472Coordinates: 34°10′39″N 86°50′41″W / 34.1775°N 86.84472°W / 34.1775; -86.84472
Country United States
State Alabama
County Cullman
Settled 1873
Incorporated 1878
Founded by Colonel Johann Gottfried Cullmann
Named for Colonel Johann Gottfried Cullmann
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
Area
 • Total 19.2 sq mi (49.6 km2)
 • Land 18.3 sq mi (47.4 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
Elevation 898 ft (251 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,775
 • Density 837.6/sq mi (282.2/km2)
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35055-35058
Area code(s) 256
Mayor Max Townson
FIPS code 01-18976
GNIS feature ID 0116948

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.[1] Cullman is the county seat of Cullman County, Alabama.

Education[change | edit source]

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).[2]

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).

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Television[change | edit source]

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 care[change | edit source]

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

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Notable persons from Cullman[change | edit source]

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