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Tallapoosa is a city in Haralson County, in the Atlanta metro area.

The community was named for the Tallapoosa River, which was named for a Creek Indian term meaning "swift current."

The latitude of Tallapoosa is 33.744N. The longitude is -85.288W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,138 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,956.


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Median household income
Local
$29,938
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tallapoosa demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Okfuski
· Possum Snout
· Okwhuske
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.4 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: West Georgia Museum of Tallapoosa

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6% of Tallapoosa residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tallapoosa ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tallapoosa was $15,302, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Tallapoosa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Tallapoosa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $302.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $747.


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Libraries in Tallapoosa include Tallapoosa Public Library ... View libraries

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Haralson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tallapoosa political report.

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The average commute time for Tallapoosa workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Tallapoosa include Comfort Inn Tallapoosa.

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