Tallassee, Alabama

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Tallassee, Alabama
City
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Nickname(s): "Treasure on the Tallapoosa"
Location of Tallassee in Elmore County and Tallapoosa County, Alabama.
Location of Tallassee in Elmore County and Tallapoosa County, Alabama.
Coordinates: 32°32′22″N 85°53′35″W / 32.53944°N 85.89306°W / 32.53944; -85.89306
Country United States
State Alabama
Counties Elmore, Tallapoosa
Incorporated October 24, 1835
Government
 • Mayor Johnny Hammock
Area[1]
 • Total 11.33 sq mi (29.34 km2)
 • Land 10.74 sq mi (27.82 km2)
 • Water 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
Elevation 390 ft (119 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,819
 • Estimate (2016) 4,759
 • Density 443.11/sq mi (171.08/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 36045, 36078
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-74688
GNIS feature ID 0153643
Website http://www.tallassee-al.gov

Tallassee is a city split between Elmore and Tallapoosa counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. At the 2000 census the population was 4,934. It is home to a major hydroelectric power plant at Thurlow Dam operated by Alabama Power Company.


  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 17, 2017.