Cullman County was created by the Alabama legislature on 1877 Jan. 24, from portions of Blount, Morgan, and Winston Counties.
The town of Garden City is located in Cullman and Blount counties, majority of the town is in Cullman County. Garden City was the second city founded by Col. Johann G. Cullmann and incorporated in 1878. Because its original incorporation had lapsed, the city was re-incorporated in 1950. The first 12 families who settled here in 1878 were from Chicago.
Dodge City Alabama
Dodge City is a town in Cullman County and was incorporated in 1993. The community center is located in the lower level of Town Hall and serves several purposes. It has been designated as a storm shelter and is open for public use during inclement weather. The center also serves the public as a cooling or warming station during power outages or extreme temperatures. Perry Ray Park was dedicated in honor of the city’s first mayor, Perry Ray. The park has a playground and the Lion’s Club Loyal White Memorial Pavilion which was built by the Lion’s Club and named in remembrance of their first president, Loyal White.
A Nature Trail is located behind Town Hall which offers picnic areas with a scenic view and a relaxing walk. There is also an area called the Outdoor Classroom which offers a great location for small classes to enjoy their studies.
Points of Interest:
Stony Lonesome OHV Park – 7.9 mi.
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
Hanceville, AL 35077
10 AM – 2 PM, Monday – Friday
2nd Tuesday of each month. 6PM,
Colony Town Hall.
Sportsman Lake Park
1544 Sportsman Lake Rd NW
Open 24 Hours