At Talladega County EDA, it is our goal to provide adequate public facilities and services to meet the existing and future needs of the community, and to encourage the efficient use of energy resources. Our objectives are to ensure that the rate of growth does not exceed the ability of the community, or the region, and to provide the necessary level of facilities and services.

The construction, expansion, or provision of public or private facilities and services should be consistent with the goals and policies of the community.

  • Transportation

    Talladega County has two major transportation corridors: Interstate 20 and U.S. 280. Both of these provide great access to all major transportation routes. Also, State Route 77, a modern 4-lane highway, connects I-20 to the heart of Talladega County and the City of Talladega.

    Motor Freight

    • 8 Heavy Hauling and Motor Freight Carriers


    Birmingham International Airport
    • Located in Birmingham, Alabama - 36 Miles from Talladega
    • Runway length - 10,000 feet
    • 164 daily flights
    • Major carriers include US Airways, Northwest, Continental, American, Southwest, Midway Airlines, Delta, United Express

    Lee-Merkle Field, Sylacauga
    • Lighted, paved runway
    • Runway length - 5,400 feet
    • Accommodates private jets and other medium-sized aircraft

    Talladega Municipal Airport
    • Lighted, paved runway
    • Runway length - 6,002 feet
    • Tiedowns, hangers, ILS, and repair service
    • Accommodates private jets and other medium sized aircraft
    • Located adjacent to the Talladega Superspeedway


    Norfolk Southern Railway and CSX

    Serves Childersburg, Sylacauga and Talladega and various locations throughout Talladega County.

    Eastern Alabama Railway

    Serves Sylacauga and Talladega


    Deepwater Port

    Mobile, Alabama - 300 Miles from Talladega

  • Utilities


    Alabama Power
    (800) 245-2244

    Coosa Valley Electric Cooperative
    (800) 273-7210

    Sylacauga Utilities Board
    (256) 249-8501

    Water and Sewer

    Childersburg Water Works
    (256) 378-6063

    Lincoln Water and Sewer
    (205) 763-7777

    Munford Water
    (256) 358-4841

    Sylacauga Utilities Board
    (256) 249-8501

    Talladega Water and Sewer
    (256) 362-4439

    Talladega County Water Department
    (256) 362-6897


    Alabama Gas Company
    (800) 292-4008

    Childersburg Gas Board
    (256) 378-6063

    Sylacauga Utilities Board
    (256) 249-8501

  • Public Safety

    Talladega County Sheriff's Office
    148 East Street North
    Talladega, Alabama 35160
    (256) 249-3811
    Talladega County Emergency Management Agency
    (256) 761-2125