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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
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountiesElmore, Tallapoosa
IncorporatedOctober 24, 1835
Government
 • MayorJohnny Hammock
Area
 • Total11.33 sq mi (29.34 km2)
 • Land10.74 sq mi (27.82 km2)
 • Water0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
Elevation
390 ft (119 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,819
 • Estimate 
(2016)
4,759
 • Density443.11/sq mi (171.08/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CST)
ZIP codes
36045, 36078
FIPS code01-74688
GNIS feature ID0153643
Websitehttp://www.tallassee-al.gov

Tallassee is a city in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is in both Elmore County and Tallapoosa County. 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.

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