Talladega, Alabama

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Talladega, Alabama
Talladega Courthouse Square Historic District
Talladega Courthouse Square Historic District
Location of Talladega in Talladega County, Alabama.
Location of Talladega in Talladega County, 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
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyTalladega
Government
 • MayorTimothy Ragland[1][2][3][4]
Area
 • Total26.13 sq mi (67.69 km2)
 • Land26.05 sq mi (67.48 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
Elevation
558 ft (170 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total15,861
 • Density608.82/sq mi (235.06/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
35160-35161
Area code(s)256/938.
FIPS code01-74592
GNIS feature ID0160707
Websitewww.talladega.com

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 (80 km) east of Birmingham, Alabama.

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.wsfa.com/2019/11/05/talladega-swears-first-black-mayor/
  2. https://abc3340.com/news/local/talladega-swears-in-first-african-american-mayor
  3. https://www.annistonstar.com/the_daily_home/free/history-made-talladega-elects-its-first-african-american-mayor-with/article_42836c8c-ea43-11e9-badf-8b3ce4b52cc9.html
  4. https://atlantablackstar.com/2019/10/09/alabama-man-tim-ragland-makes-double-history-as-youngest-and-first-black-mayor-of-talladega-alabama/
  5. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.