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

The community of Cullman is the Seat for Cullman County.

Cullman County was founded in 1877. Cullman was created by taking area from Blount, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Cullman had a population of 81,778 people. This is an increase of 5.54% since the last Census (which gave a population of 77,483 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Cullman represented 1.74% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 16th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201080,406+3.77%-1.68% since 2009
200981,778+5.54%+0.32% since 2008
200881,518+5.21%+1.14% since 2007
200077,483The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Cullman County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Cullman County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Cullman   15,30213,9959.34% increase  
Arab   8,2727,17415.31% increase  
Hanceville   3,4482,95116.84% increase  
Good Hope   2,0901,9666.31% increase  
Holly Pond   78364521.4% increase  

Websites for Cullman County

Official Website:   www.co.cullman.al.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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