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Welcome to Tallassee ...

The city of Tallassee is primarily located in Elmore County<1>. A portion of Tallassee extends into Tallapoosa County.

The pronunciation of Tallassee: taa-luh-see<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tallassee has a population of 4,502 people<3> (see below for details).

Tallassee was established in 1835.

The community of Tallassee is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The area code for Tallassee: (334)

The ZIP code for Tallassee: 36078<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tallassee had an population of 4,502 people. This is a decrease of 6.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tallassee had a population of 4,819 people (which is 6.08% of the total population of Elmore County). This makes Tallassee the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Tallassee represents 0.1% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 108th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,819 people, the population of Tallassee decreased 2.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,934 people).

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

Communities Also Named Tallassee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Tallassee - it's located in Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tallassee.

Communities near Tallassee ...

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

  • Wetumpka [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wetumpka
    • Wetumpka [Elmore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Tallassee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wetumpka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wetumpka<7>
  • Tuskegee [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuskegee
    • Tuskegee [Macon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Tallassee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,142 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuskegee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuskegee<7>
  • Eclectic [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eclectic
    • Eclectic [Elmore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Tallassee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eclectic
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eclectic<7>
  • Notasulga [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Notasulga
    • Notasulga [Macon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Tallassee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 823 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Notasulga have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Notasulga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Notasulga<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Franklin [Macon County]
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      • Franklin [Macon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Tallassee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<7>
    • Shorter [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shorter
      • Shorter [Macon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Tallassee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shorter have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shorter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shorter<7>
    • Loachapoka [Lee County]
    • Kent [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
      • Kent [Elmore County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Tallassee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<7>
    • Reeltown [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reeltown
      • Reeltown [Tallapoosa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Tallassee
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reeltown
    • Liberty City [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty City
      • Liberty City [Macon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Tallassee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty City

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 Tallassee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tallassee.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tallassee. 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 Tallassee.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tallassee. See our Newspapers Page for Tallassee.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tallassee ...

Looking for more information about Tallassee? 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 Tallassee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tallassee.

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About Elmore County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tallassee. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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 Elmore, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Tallassee. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tallassee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tallassee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Tallassee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tallassee or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Tallassee) 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 Tallassee. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tallassee

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tallassee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5358, Longitude: -85.8929    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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