Colony Alabama in Cullman County

Colony Alabama

Colony Alabama  was originally settled after the Civil War during the Reconstruction and emancipation, or freedom of slaves.  It is Cullman’s County’s only majority African American community and was a safe haven in the early days for African Americans in the Deep South.

Colony was a farming community and was incorporated in 1981.

Vivian B Allen Park on Byars Road offers a gymnasium, baseball fields and basketball courts.

Colony Alabama Info:


Colony Town Hall
Physical:   65 Byars Road
Mailing:    same
Hanceville, AL 35077


(256) 287-1192


10 AM – 2 PM, Monday – Friday

Colony Alabama Town Council Members
Colony Alabama Town Council Members

Council Meetings:

2nd Tuesday of each month. 6PM,
Colony Town Hall.

Town Clerk:

Partricia Ponder

Council Members:

Marcus Bradford
Crystal Wilson
Dorothy Graves
Alexander Twitty




Nearby Cities and Towns:

Alabama Cities Index