Welcome to Cullman! Cullman is a thriving 21st Century community fueled by its quaint heritage and indelible Southern charm. 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!