Tallula, Mississippi

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Tallula, Mississippi
Tallula is located in Mississippi
Tallula
Tallula
Tallula is located in the United States
Tallula
Tallula
Coordinates: 32°46′46″N 91°06′52″W / 32.77944°N 91.11444°W / 32.77944; -91.11444Coordinates: 32°46′46″N 91°06′52″W / 32.77944°N 91.11444°W / 32.77944; -91.11444
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyIssaquena
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID678549[1]

Tallula is an unincorporated community in Issaquena County, Mississippi, United States.

History[edit]

Tallula was the county seat from 1848 to 1871. The seat was then moved to Mayersville, 10 mi (16 km) north.[2]

Notable people[edit]

Charles C. Diggs, Sr., the first African-American Democrat elected to the Michigan Senate, was born in Tallula.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tallula, Mississippi". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Hellmann, Paul T. (2005). Historical Gazetteer of the United States. Routledge.
  3. ^ Dillard, Angela D. (2007). Faith in the City: Preaching Radical Social Change in Detroit. University of Michigan.