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Welcome to Tallapoosa ...

The city of Tallapoosa is located in Haralson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Tallapoosa has a population of 3,160 people<1> (see below for details).

Tallapoosa is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Tallapoosa lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While Tallapoosa is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Tallapoosa: (470)<3>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Tallapoosa: 30176<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tallapoosa had a population of 3,170 people (or 11.01% of the total population of Haralson County). This makes Tallapoosa the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Tallapoosa represents 0.03% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 175th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,170 people, the population of Tallapoosa increased 13.66% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 2,789 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Tallapoosa had an population of 3,160 people. This is a decrease of 0.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Tallapoosa ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Tallapoosa and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2017
Heflin (AL)   [Map]   3,425   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ranburne (AL)   [Map]   404   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bowdon   [Map]   2,099   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bremen   [Map]   6,428   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Buchanan   [Map]   1,158   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   26,815   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tallapoosa.

Communities Also Named Tallapoosa ...

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

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tallapoosa. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tallapoosa. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tallapoosa.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tallapoosa:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tallapoosa ...

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Tallapoosa. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tallapoosa.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tallapoosa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Tallapoosa, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.

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<4>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 Tallapoosa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tallapoosa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Tallapoosa. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tallapoosa) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tallapoosa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7348, Longitude: -85.2840     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tallapoosa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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