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Baileyton Alabama was settled by Robert Bailey, a farmer from Georgia in 1870 and incorporated in 1973. The post office was established in 1883. The town is located in Cullman County. The area that now encompasses Baileyton had scattered settlement during the early nineteenth century, and the town’s namesake, Robert Bailey, was one of the first to build a homestead in the area in 1870. Bailey also ran a cotton gin. Originally part of Blount County, the town became part of Cullman County when it was created in 1877. Baileyton’s population according to the 2010 Census was 610.