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Welcome to Tallapoosa ...

The city of Tallapoosa is located in Haralson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tallapoosa has a population of 3,199 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Tallapoosa.

Tallapoosa is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Tallapoosa is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Tallapoosa: 30176<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tallapoosa had an population of 3,199 people. This is an increase of 0.91% since the 2010 Census.

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.

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

Adding Tallapoosa to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tallapoosa in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Tallapoosa was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tallapoosa on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Tallapoosa ...

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

  • Carrollton [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
    • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Tallapoosa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,450 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<7>
  • Cedartown [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedartown
    • Cedartown [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Tallapoosa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedartown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedartown<7>
  • Bremen [Haralson County]
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    • Bremen [Haralson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Tallapoosa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,818 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bremen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremen<7>
  • Temple [Carroll County]
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    • Temple [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Tallapoosa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Temple
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Temple<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hart Town [Carroll County]
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      • Hart Town [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Tallapoosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hart Town have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hart Town
    • Tyus [Carroll County]
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      • Tyus [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Tallapoosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyus have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyus
    • Heflin [Cleburne County]
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      • Heflin [Cleburne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Tallapoosa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heflin have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heflin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heflin<7>
    • Bowdon Junction [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdon Junction
      • Bowdon Junction [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Tallapoosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdon Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon Junction<7>
    • Bowdon [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdon
      • Bowdon [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Tallapoosa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,089 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon<7>
    • Mount Zion [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Zion
      • Mount Zion [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Tallapoosa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,888 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Zion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Zion<7>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Tallapoosa.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tallapoosa. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Haralson County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Haralson County: www.haralsoncountyga.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Haralson, 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 Tallapoosa.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tallapoosa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Tallapoosa, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 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).
<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- Tallapoosa) 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 Tallapoosa. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TallapoosaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tallapoosa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7444, Longitude: -85.2881    
<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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