Cullman County

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Cullman County is named for John G Cullman, who was a Colonel and the founder of the county seat.

 

Created:  January 24, 1877

County Seat:

Cullman  1877 – present

 

County Courthouse – Cullman

 

Location:  500 2nd Avenue SW / 5th Street SW

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Martin J Lide of Birmingham

Contractor:  Algernon Blair, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a three story stone, concrete and glass structure. The southwest front has a large canopy in the center at the first story entrance. The corner sections are lower and faced with stone. The windows are vertical with vertical dividers between. The roof line is flat. The building was remodeled in 2012 after tornado damage. The architect was Fred Fagg of F & O Architects, LLC. and the contractor was Edison & Associates.

 

Note:  In 1879, a courthouse was constructed by Nelson and in 1913, a courthouse was constructed by F M Dobson.

 

See:  The architect,  Martin J Lide of Birmingham, designed courthouses in Alabama in Blount County, Marshall County, Saint Clair County, Tallapoosa County and Wilcox County and in Tennessee in Anderson CountyRoane County, Union County and White County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Morgan County and Marshall County

E – Marshall County and Blount County

S – Blount County and Walker County

W – Walker County and Winston County

 

 

 

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courthouse before 2012

 

 

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Photos taken 2010 and 2014