Talladega, Alabama

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Talladega, Alabama
City
Location in Talladega County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°26′5″N 86°6′5″W / 33.43472°N 86.10139°W / 33.43472; -86.10139Coordinates: 33°26′5″N 86°6′5″W / 33.43472°N 86.10139°W / 33.43472; -86.10139
Country United States
State Alabama
County Talladega
Area
 • Total 24 sq mi (62 km2)
 • Land 23.9 sq mi (61.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 558 ft (170 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 15,143
 • Density 631/sq mi (244.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 35160-35161
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-74592
GNIS feature ID 0160707

Talladega (locally, pronounced /ˌtæləˈdɪgə/) is a city in Talladega County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 15,143. The city is the county seat of Talladega County. Talladega is approximately 50 miles east of Birmingham, Alabama.