Tallula, Mississippi

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Tallula
Unincorporated community
Tallula is located in Mississippi
Tallula
Tallula
Location within the state of Mississippi
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
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Issaquena
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 678549[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]

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