Talladega County, Alabama

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Talladega County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama.[1] Talladega is a Muscogee (Creek) Native American word derived from TVLVTEKE, which means "border town." As of 2000, the population was 80,321. Its county seat is Talladega.[1]

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History

Prior to Euro-American settlement in what is today Talladega County it was the home of the Abihka tribe of the Creek Confederacy.[2]

Talladega County was established on December 18, 1832, from land ceded by the Creek Indians near the state's geographic center.[1] The county seat was established at Talladega in 1834.[1]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,969 km² (760 square miles). Nearly 740 square miles (1,915 km²) of it is land, and 21 square miles (54 km²) of it (2.73%) is water.

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