Cullman, Alabama

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Cullman, Alabama
Hwy 278 & Hwy 31
Hwy 278 & Hwy 31
Motto(s): 
"A City of Character"
Location of Cullman in Cullman County, Alabama.
Location of Cullman in Cullman County, Alabama.
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CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyCullman
Settled1873
Incorporated1878
Founded byColonel Johann Gottfried Cullmann
Named forColonel Johann Gottfried Cullmann
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • MayorWoody Jacobs
Area
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Elevation
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Population
 • Total14,775
 • Estimate 
(2016)
15,496
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Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35055-35058
Area code(s)256 Exchanges: 734,735,736,737,738,775
FIPS code01-18976
GNIS feature ID0116948
Websitewww.cullmancity.org

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

Education

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).[4]

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).

Media

Radio stations

Newspaper

Television

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

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

Transportation

Sister city

Notable persons from Cullman

References

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 17, 2017.
  2. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 22, 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-07.
  3. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/01/0118976.html
  4. "Cullman City Schools". cullmancats.net. Retrieved January 28, 2010.