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Tallapoosa

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Incorporated Date: 
January 1, 1860
Population: 
3,170
Total Area: 
7.5 sq mi
Contact Information
25 E. Alabama St.
Tallapoosa, GA 30176
Phone Number: 
(770) 574-2345
Fax Number: 
(770) 574-3100

Tallapoosa, the "Dogwood City," takes its name from the river that runs through Haralson County. Tallapoosa is an Indian word meaning "Golden Water." Tallapoosa is also known for having opened the first free school in Georgia in 1889.