Tallapoosa Historic High Country

Take in Tallapoosa’s picturesque homes, museums, and parks on the city’s Historic Walking Trail. You’ll soon feel relaxed by the slower pace and friendly smiles. Stop by the Veterans Memorial and Medal of Honor Park to pay tribute to brave individuals. On every other New Year’s Eve, Tallapoosa – once named Possum Snout – celebrates the Possum Drop.
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Tallapoosa is a small town in a quaint setting, picturesque with historic homes, museums, and parks; take it all in on the city's Historic Walking Trail. Although located just off busy I-20, you'll soon feel relaxed with Tallapoosa's slower pace and friendly smiles. Many honorable citizens have come from this community as shown by the Veterans Memorial and Medal of Honor Park. Once named Possum Snout, Tallapoosa celebrates its heritage every year with the Possum Drop to welcome the New Year.

Visitor Information Center

25 E. Alabama St.
Tallapoosa, GA 30182

Exit 5 off I-20 west of Atlanta near the Alabama border.

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Phone: 770-574-2345

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