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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[[http;//uswebgen.org|USGenWeb project.]] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/cullman.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcullm2/index.html Cullman County ALGenWeb ]~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Cullman|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Cullman|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Cullman/ Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Cullman/ Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)

Revision as of 22:34, 15 August 2012


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Remember these collections

Cullman County, Alabama
Map of Alabama highlighting Cullman County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Founded January 24, 1877
County Seat Cullman

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Cullman County

County Courthouse

Cullman County Courthouse
500 2nd Avenue SW,
Cullman, AL 35055, (256) 739-3530

Probate Judge has marriage, divorce, probate
and land records from 1877and old newpapers [1]


Parent County

1877--Cullman County was created 24 January 1877 from Blount, Morgan, and Winston Counties.
County seat: Cullman [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places


Arab | Cullman | Hanceville


Baileyton | Bremen | Colony | Dodge City | Fairview | Garden City | Good Hope | Holly Pond | South Vinemont | West Point

Unincorporated community

Crane Hill

Neighboring Counties

Blount | Lawrence | Marshall | Morgan | Walker | Winston


Archives and Libraries


Biographies of many notable residents of Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 798.

Deeds and Land Records



For tips on accessing Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Cullman County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1880 6,355
1890 13,439 111.5%
1900 17,849 32.8%
1910 28,321 58.7%
1920 33,034 16.6%
1930 41,051 24.3%
1940 47,343 15.3%
1950 49,046 3.6%
1960 45,572 −7.1%
1970 52,445 15.1%
1980 61,642 17.5%
1990 67,613 9.7%
2000 77,483 14.6%
2010 80,406 3.8%

Church History and Records

  • Baptist
  • Roman Catholic

North Central Alabama Genealogical Society
1425 Mitchell Rd NW
Cullman, AL 35055
Collection includes: Early Catholic records, including baptisms, marriages, deaths, and cemetery records for Cullman County and Warrior Church, Jefferson County

Court Records

Divorce Records


Local Histories


Military History and Records

Civil War Battle Fought in Cullman County
  • 1863 - April 30 = Day's Gap, also known as Sand Mountain

Battle information from Civil War Battle Summaries by State, by the Heritage Preservation Services.

Map showing Civil War battles in Alabama.

Naturalization and Citizenship


Probate Records



Vital Records


A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Cullman County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

  • 801 Main St NW
    Hanceville, Cullman, Alabama, United States
    Phone: 256-352-8265
    Hours: Mon-Thur 7:30am-8:30pm; Fri 7:30am-4pm; Sat 9am-3pm
    Attention: Microfilms from the Church can be ordered at this facility

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cullman County p. 36. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Coverage Table, "Alabama County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," FamilySearch Research Wiki, https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Alabama_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records), accessed 6 August 2012.