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Talladega is a city in Talladega County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 15,143. The city is the county seat of Talladega CountyGR. Talladega is approximately 50 miles east of Birmingham, Alabama.
The city is home to the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind and the Talladega Municipal Airport, a public general aviation airport. The Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega College and the International Motorsports Hall of Fame are located nearby.
Talladega is a Muscogee (Creek) Native American word derived from TVLVTEKE. The source of this name is Creek ‘talwa’ , town, and ‘atigi’ , border — ‘Border Town’ — a town indicating its location on the boundary between the lands of the Creek tribe and those of the Natchez. While the town’s name is IPAc-en by local inhabitants, the racetrack’s name is IPAc-en by auto racing fans.