Bremen, Alabama

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Bremen, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Bremen, Alabama is located in Alabama
Bremen, Alabama
Bremen, Alabama
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 33°59′40″N 86°58′12″W / 33.99444°N 86.97000°W / 33.99444; -86.97000Coordinates: 33°59′40″N 86°58′12″W / 33.99444°N 86.97000°W / 33.99444; -86.97000
Country United States
State Alabama
County Cullman
Elevation 564 ft (172 m)
Time zone Central (CST)0865812W (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35033
Area code(s) 256
GNIS feature ID 114864[1]

Bremen is an unincorporated town in Cullman County, Alabama, United States.

History[edit]

The Bremen community was founded with the name Empire in 1860. In order to prevent confusion with another Empire community in the state, the name was changed in 1879 by the town's first postmaster, James Macentepe. The name was chosen to honor the city of Bremen, Germany.[2]

Geography[edit]

Bremen is located at 33°59′40″N 86°58′12″W / 33.99444°N 86.97000°W / 33.99444; -86.97000. According to the U.S. Census Bureau the land area of the CCD is about 148.16 square miles (88.9 km2).

Major Highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 51
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Bremen was listed on the 1880 U.S. Census as an unincorporated community with a population of 51. It has not been listed in any successive censuses to date.

According to the 2000 census, the Bremen census county division (which also included Colony, part of Dodge City, and part of Good Hope) had a population of 8,198 with a population density of about 33.2/km2 (55.3/sq mi). There were 3,158 households and 2,488 families in the CCD. The racial makeup of the CCD was 92.6% White, 5.98% Black, <1% from other races, and <1% from two or more races. <1% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. The median age of the CCD was 37.3. 24.5% of the population were under age 18, 8.5% were age 18 to 24, 28.8% were age 25 to 44, 26.1% were age 45 to 64, and 12% were age 65 or older. There were 101.4 males for every 100 females in the CCD.

Education[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bremen". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia. Place Names in Alabama. University: U of Alabama Press, 1989.
  3. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 6, 2013.