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Talladega County Extension Office

Talladega County Extension staff
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Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wanda Jurriaans
County Extension Coordinator
130 N. Court St.
Talladega, AL 35160
Phone: (256) 362-6187
Fax: (256) 362-4506

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About Talladega County

Talladega County was created in 1892 from land ceded by the Creek Indians near the state's geographic center. The county seat was established at Talladega in 1834.

The county's population is more than 81,000, with 32 percent black, 65.7 percent white and 2.3 percent hispanics and other. Most residents over age 25 have completed 11 years of schooling. Talladega County has eight elementary schools, three middle schools, eight high schools, one two-year colleges and one four-year college.

Tourist attractions include Talladega Super Speedway, the biggest motorsports track in the world, portions of Mt. Cheaha State Park and Desoto Caverns.

Principal agricultural products in Talladega County include cotton, soybeans and corn. Major companies include U.S. Alliance, Honda Manufacturing and Pursell Industries.

The Extension office has four full-time employees. Active programs include Master Gardener, Human Nutrition Diet & Healthy, Nutrition Education, Community Resource Development and the 4-H Program.

City of Talladega website

 
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