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Welcome to Talladega ...

The city of Talladega is located in Talladega County<1> and is the County Seat for Talladega County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Talladega has a population of 15,457 people<2> (see below for details).

Talladega is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Talladega lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Talladega (for example, toward Yates Crossroads (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Talladega: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP codes for Talladega: 35160-35161<5>

Websites for Talladega ...

Official Website: www.talladega.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Talladega had an population of 15,457 people. This is a decrease of 1.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Talladega had a population of 15,676 people (or 19.05% of the total population of Talladega County). This makes Talladega the county's most populous community.

The population of Talladega represents 0.33% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,676 people, the population of Talladega increased 3.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,143 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Talladega.

Communities near Talladega ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Talladega.

  • Oxford [Calhoun County]
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    • Oxford [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Talladega
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,225 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<8>
  • Pell City [Saint Clair County]
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    • Pell City [Saint Clair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Talladega
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,045 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pell City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pell City<8>
  • Lincoln [Talladega County]
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    • Lincoln [Talladega County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Talladega
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,781 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<8>
  • Childersburg [Talladega County]
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    • Childersburg [Talladega County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Talladega
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,837 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Childersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Childersburg<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Riverside [Saint Clair County]
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      • Riverside [Saint Clair County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Talladega
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverside<8>
    • Vincent [Shelby County]
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      • Vincent [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Talladega
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,213 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vincent have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vincent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vincent<8>
    • Ashland [Clay County]
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      • Ashland [Clay County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Talladega
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,895 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Munford [Talladega County]
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      • Munford [Talladega County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Talladega
      • Estimated population in 2015: 1,259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munford<8>
    • Hobson City [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobson City
      • Hobson City [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Talladega
      • Estimated population in 2019: 755 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobson City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Colony [Talladega County]
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      • Colony [Talladega County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Talladega
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colony

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Talladega. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Talladega.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Talladega. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Talladega.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Talladega. Our list includes 30 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Talladega.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Talladega ...

Looking for more information about Talladega? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Talladega, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Talladega.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Talladega County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Talladega: www.talladega.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Talladega, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Talladega.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Talladega - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Talladega). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Talladega or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Talladega includes: 35160 & 35161.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Talladega) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Talladega. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Talladega

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Talladega. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4352, Longitude: -86.0984    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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