Tallapoosa County

Tallapoosa County, Alabama

125 N Broadnax St Rm 131
Dadeville, AL 36853
Phone: (256) 825-4268
Fax: (256) 825-1009

In east-central AL, west of Auburn; organized Dec 18, 1832 from Chickasaw cession. Name Origin: For the Tallapoosa River, which runs through it

Area (sq mi):: 766.23 (land 717.93; water 48.30) Population per square mile: 56.70
Population 2005: 40,717 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.80%; 1990-2000 6.80% Population 2000: 41,475 (White 73.20%; Black or African American 25.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,909; median household $30,745; Population below poverty level: 16.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,238-$23,452
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Alexander City (14,971)

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    As to construction, 481 miles of 36-inch mainline will originate in Tallapoosa County, AL and end at an interconnection with Florida Southeast Connection's proposed project in Osceola County, FL.
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    Outstanding Teacher in Community Service: Felicia Williams, Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher, Tallapoosa County Board of Education
    Sabal Trail will build the more than one billion cubic feet per day pipeline, originating in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, extending through Georgia and ending at the Central Florida Hub near Orlando.
    Sabal Trail will construct the, more than 1bn cubic feet per day, pipeline originating in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, extending through Georgia and ending at the Central Florida Hub near Orlando.
    28 June 2010 - S&P on Friday upgraded to A from BBB+ its long-term rating on Lake Martin Area Industrial Development Authority, Alabama's industrial revenue bonds, series 2009, issued on behalf of Tallapoosa County.
    Within this context, this study examines Lake Martin, located primarily in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, as a recreational/tourism activity that potentially provides superior economic growth and development benefits not only for Tallapoosa and other surrounding counties as a whole but also for several local communities (e.g., Dadeville and Alexander City) in particular.

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