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The location of Tallapoosa

Welcome to Tallapoosa ...

The city of Tallapoosa is located in Haralson County.

The location of Tallapoosa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Tallapoosa has a population of 3,155 people<2> (see below for details).

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).

Area Codes for Tallapoosa: (470)<4>, (678) and (770)

The ZIP code for Tallapoosa: 30176<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tallapoosa had a population of 3,170 people (which is 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 (with a count of 2,789 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Tallapoosa had an population of 3,155 people. This is a decrease of 0.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.12% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Tallapoosa ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Carrollton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Tallapoosa

Located in Carroll County

Cedartown   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Tallapoosa

Located in Polk County

Bremen   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Tallapoosa

Temple   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Tallapoosa

Located in Carroll County

Heflin   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Tallapoosa

Located in Cleburne County (AL)

Bowdon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Tallapoosa

Located in Carroll County

Mount Zion   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tallapoosa

Located in Carroll County

Buchanan   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tallapoosa

Waco   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Tallapoosa

Ranburne   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Tallapoosa

Located in Cleburne County (AL)

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tallapoosa. If available, we provide a satellite 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 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.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Of the area codes for Tallapoosa, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.

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<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).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tallapoosa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tallapoosa. The point we use 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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