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Overview

Introduction to Tallulah, Louisiana

Tallulah, Louisiana, in Madison county, is 54 miles E of Monroe, Louisiana and 182 miles N of Orleans, Louisiana. There are 9,189 residents in the city.

Tallulah History

The city of Tallulah is the parish seat of Madison Parish. It is the principal city of the Tallulah Metropolitan Area. The area was largely agricultural in nature and grew cotton, soybeans and corn. It also includes several rice and wheat fields. The city gradually prospered and developed to become a business and educational destination.

Tallulah and nearby Attractions

  • Grand Gulf Military State Park Museum
  • Poverty Point State Historic Site
  • Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
  • Atlanta State Park
  • Homochitto National Forest

Things To Do In Tallulah

Tourists can visit the Grand Gulf Military State Park Museum in order to learn more about the area’s history, specifically its role in the Civil War. The tourists can even a plan a trip to the Homochitto National Forest. One can also visit the Atlanta State Park, which facilitates camping, swimming and fishing.

Tallulah Transportation

Air transportation is available from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Tallulah Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Alcorn State University, Louisiana Technical College or Louisiana Technical College.

People

Total Population 7,267
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,508
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 27.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.8%
Median Earnings25+ $21,940
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $10,988
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,977

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,558
% Above Poverty Level 61.2%
% Below Poverty Level 38.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 0.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.2%
Median Gross Rent $511
Median House Value $61,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 72.6%
US/American 0%
English 0.9%
Irish 2.8%

Tallulah Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles E of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 182 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Madison
Standard Zip Codes 71282
P.O. Box Zip Codes 71284
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.408
Longitude -91.186

Tallulah Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TALLULAH
Distance 1.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
Station VICKSBURG MILITARY PARK
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 57.9 inches
Station LAKE PROVIDENCE
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 52 F
Apr Temp 53 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tallulah, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ashley (71282)

Englewood (71282)

Quimby (71282)

Thomastown (71282)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Delhi 2,972 $41,250
Delta 247 $25,000
Epps 1,165 $31,875
Newellton 1,267 $28,571
Richmond 542 $58,438

Tallulah Public Libraries

Library
Madison Parish Library
403 NORTH MULBERRY STREET
Tallulah, Louisiana
(318) 574-4308

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Tallulah High Schools

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REUBEN MCCALL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
800 WYCHE STREET
318-574-3529
A Title I School.
Serves 316 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

TALLULAH HIGH SCHOOL
600 BAYOU DRIVE
318-574-4747
A Title I School.
Serves 183 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

WESTSIDE ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL
1005 WEST GREEN STREET
318-574-6365
A Non-traditional School
A Title I School.
Serves 156 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.8

CHRISTIAN ACRES ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
200 LOOP ROAD
318-574-1563
A Non-traditional School
A Title I School.
Serves 79 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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