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Cullman is a city in Cullman County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Col. John (Johann) Cullman, founder who had been exiled from his native Germany for an alleged involvement in a plot to kill the Russian czar.

The latitude of Cullman is 34.174N. The longitude is -86.843W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,395.


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Median household income
Local
$29,164
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cullman demographic reports
Early settlers had intended to grow wine grapes here, but found the soil better suited to corn, strawberries and sweet potatoes.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 18. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Bloomin' Festival - April 21-22, 2007
  • Gourd Festival - Oct. 20-21, 2007
  • Cullman County Fair - Sept. 17-22, 2007
  • Oktoberfest - Sept. 30-Oct. 7, 2007
  • Strawberry Festival - May 19, 2007
  • Mule Days - May 4- 5, 2007
  • Echota Cherokee Indian Festival - June 9-10, 2007
  • Cullman Bluegrass Superjam - Nov. 3-4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cullman web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Hurricane Creek Park, Sportsman Lake Park, Bankhead National Forest
Historic sites and museums: Cullman County Museum, Clarkson Covered Bridge, Ave Maria Grotto
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Cullman residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cullman ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cullman was $18,484, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

22% of Cullman residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Cullman include Cullman Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cullman, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $281.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.


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Libraries in Cullman include Cullman County Public Library System ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Cullman include Cullman Times

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Cullman County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cullman political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Cullman workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cullman between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 5.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Cullman include Best Western Fairwinds Inn, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Cullman, Holiday Inn Express Suites Cullman, Sleep Inn & Suites, Super 8.

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