Talladega, Alabama

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Talladega, Alabama
Location in Talladega County and the state of Alabama
Location in Talladega County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 33°26′5″N 86°6′5″W / 33.43472°N 86.10139°W / 33.43472; -86.10139
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyTalladega
Area
 • Total24 sq mi (62 km2)
 • Land23.9 sq mi (61.8 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
558 ft (170 m)
Population
(2000)
 • Total15,143
 • Density631/sq mi (244.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
35160-35161
Area code(s)256
FIPS code01-74592
GNIS feature ID0160707

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 about 50 miles east of Birmingham, Alabama.