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Talladega County, Alabama


"The Living is Easy in Sylacauga"

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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items


Chamber of Commerce.




Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Sylacauga is approximately 12,616 (2000), 12749 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,422 (1990), 5284 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sylacauga is 46.175 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.042 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sylacauga to Washington DC is 668 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 56 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sylacauga is positioned 33.17 degrees north of the equator and 86.26 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Sylacauga elevation is 595 feet above sea level.
Sylacauga median income is $ 33,370.
The Sylacauga median home price is $ 75,000 - $ 85,000.
Sylacauga average annual rainfall is 55.2 inches per year
The average winter temperature is 46 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 62.3 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 77.8 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 66 degrees F.


45 miles southeast of Birmingham on U.S. Highway 280. Here is a location page for Sylacauga.
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History & History Related Items

Sylacauga is pronounced Sil-a-cog-ah. It's name is from an Indian name, "Chalak-ge," meaning the "meeting place of the Chalaka Tribe.

Here is a history page for Sylacauga. The name Sy-la-cau-ga is made up of two Indian words "Chalaka-ge" which means, "The place of the Chalaka Tribe."

The city was first incorporated in 1838 as Syllacoga and again in 1887 as Sylacauga.
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The settling of Sylacauga


Sylacauga City Government

City of Sylacauga

Sylacauga City Hall
301 North Broadway Avenue
P.O. box 390
Sylacauga, AL 35150
Phone: 256 401-2400

Sylacauga Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
17 West Fort Williams Street
P.O. Box 185
Sylacauga, Alabama 35150
Phone: (256) 249-0308
Fax: (256) 249-0315

Sylacauga Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
17 West Fort Williams Street
P.O. Box 185
Sylacauga, Alabama 35150
Phone: (256) 249-0308
Fax: (256) 249-0315

Sylacauga Libraries

Comer Memorial Library
314 North Broadway Avenue
Sylacauga, AL 35150
Phone: 256 249-0961

Sylacauga Schools

Sylacauga City Schools
Phone: 256-245-5256
Fax: 256-245-6665 Sylacauga


The population of Sylacauga was:
2000 - 12,616

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