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Cullman County, Alabama
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Cullman County, Alabama Facts

When was Cullman County, AL Created?
Cullman County was created on Jan. 24, 1877, from portions of Blount County, Morgan County, and Winston County. This particular county was named in honor of John G. Cullmann, a native of Germany who encouraged the immigration of Germans to northern Alabama.

What is the County Seat of Cullman County, AL?
The County Seat is located in Cullman and in addition the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Cullman County, AL?
Bordering Counties are Morgan County (north), Marshall County (northeast), Blount County (east), Walkery County (southwest), Winston County (west), Lawrence County (northwest)

What cities and towns are in Cullman County, AL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Arab, Ardell, Arkadelphia, Baileyton, Battleground, Berlin, Bethel, Bremen, Birdsong, Bolte, Brooklyn, Brushy Pond, Bug Tussle, Central, Clifty, Colony, Corinth, Crane Hill, Cullman, Dodge City, East Point, Etha, Fairview, Garden City, Goldridge, Good Hope, Goodwin, Hanceville, Harmony, Holly Pond, Jones Chapel, Joppa, Logan, Panama, Providence, Riverside, Simcoe, South Vinemont, Thrasher Crossroads, Trade, Trimble, Walter, Welti, West Point, Wheat, Wilburn.

Cullman County, AL Vital Records

Where can find Cullman County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Cullman County vital records can be found at the Alabama Department of Public Health which has Birth And Death Records from 1908, Marriages from 1936 and Divorce Records from 1950. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Alabama for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Cullman County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Certificates to mail.

Vital Records can also be found in the Cullman County Health Department has Birth Records from 1877, Death records from 1877. 

Cullman County, AL Census Records

What Cullman County, AL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Cullman County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Cullman Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 11880. Cullman Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1880. Cullman Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.

There are Alabama State censuses from 1820-1866. Also two Alabama Census of Confederate Soldiers for 1907 and 1921. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Alabama Census Records Research Guide

Cullman County, AL Courthouse and Government Records

Cullman County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Cullman County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Cullman County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Alabama Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Cullman County, AL Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Cullman County, AL?
A list of Cullman County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Alabama Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Cullman County, AL Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Cullman County, AL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Cullman County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is just a list that has been compiled or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

Cullman Co. AL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Cullman Co. AL Cemeteries & Church Records

Cullman Co. AL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Cullman Co. AL General and History Websites

Cullman Co. AL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Cullman Co. AL Military Records

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