Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau undertakes a mammoth task: counting all the people residing in the United States. This count affects the allocation of funding for our community’s public resources (e.g., roads, hospitals, schools), how we plan for the future, and our voice in government. Learn more about the importance of the 2020 Census to Cullman County and how to participate:
Welcome to Cullman! Founded in 1873 by German refugee Colonel John G. Cullmann, our city is known for its early agricultural success and ability to accommodate widespread industrial projects. With a population currently hovering just over 15,000, Cullman is the county seat and largest of Cullman County‘s 12 municipalities. Cullman is located halfway between Birmingham and Huntsville, and is the epicenter for multiple major highway systems. Cullman offers an impressive array of local attractions, hotels, restaurants, retail establishments, educational and medical facilities, and access to cultural, sporting, and entertainment events. Cullman supports progressive economic development, technological advancements, and creative quality-of-life endeavors. Cullman offers 21st Century living while maintaining the quintessential Southern charm that immediately engages visitors. Cullman is an ideal community to stay a while … or a lifetime!
Cullman is a thriving 21st Century community fueled by its quaint heritage and indelible Southern charm! Cullman was voted the #1 Best Place to Raise Children in Alabama by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2013. Cullman has an excellent year-round climate with short mild winters and long warm summers. Cullman has one of the best school systems in the state, amazing tourist attractions, thriving and growing businesses and industries, a diverse medical community and state-of-the-art hospital, lots of parks and recreational outlets, and much more. There are many factors that make Cullman the best place to live, work, worship, play, and raise a family! MORE >
Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism has been an innovative leader in providing quality recreation opportunities to the residents of Cullman and the surrounding areas for over 30 years. Established in 1979, the department offers 10 parks, a golf course, and 5 recreational facilities offering activities for all ages and interests including athletics, senior programs, community events, aquatics, fitness, arts, and more. The department has won numerous state and national awards for its large scale impact on the community, serving as a catalyst for the tourism industry in Cullman as well as providing nationally recognized facilities and programs for the area’s population. MORE >
BUSINESS & ALCOHOL LICENSES: City of Cullman business licenses are valid through December 31, 2019.
EVA ROAD CLOSED: Eva Road remains CLOSED for bridge replacement. Forrest Ave NE to Scenic Dr. NE is closed to ALL traffic. AL 157 to Forrest Ave.: Local traffic only. 13th St. to Scenic Dr.: Local traffic only. The project is nearing completion. DETOUR MAP
LARKWOOD BRIDGE CLOSED: Portions of Convent Road NE and Larkwood Drive NE are CLOSED to all traffic on both sides of the Larkwood Bridge for bridge replacement. There will be no access from one section of Larkwood to the other. Please refer to the MAP for more details.
UPCOMING HOLIDAY CLOSINGS:
- Veterans Day: Closed Monday, November 11, 2019
- Thanksgiving: Closed Thursday & Friday, November 28-29, 2019
- Christmas: Closed Tuesday & Wednesday, December 24-25, 2019
- New Year’s Day: Closed Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Multiple full-time positions available! Find out more and APPLY ONLINE with our NEW online application!
Forms and information on licenses & permits, including:
- Alcohol License Application
- Alcohol Ordinance/Rate Sheet
- Business License Application
- Business License Ordinance
- Business License Calculators
- Duck River Fishing Permit
- Employment Application
- Nuisance Property Report Form
- Public Records Request Form
- Special Event Request Form
- Yard Sale Request Form