Dadeville is a city in and the county seat of Tallapoosa County, Alabama. It is part of the Alexander City Metro Area. The city is named after Major Francis Langhorne Dade. It was initially incorporated in 1837, disincorporated in 1858, and finally reincorporated in 1878. It has a total area of 16 square miles, all of which is land.
The most significant economic impact on the city is by Lake Martin. Lake Martin is a man-made lake on the Tallapoosa River (created with the construction of the Thomas Wesley Martin Dam) with a hydro-electric dam completed in 1929. It is operated and maintained by Alabama Power, and draws visitors round the year. The city has a number of commercial establishments like farm supply, accountants, boat dealers, attorney’s offices, museum, restaurants, real estate offices, Horseshoe Bend National Park and many more. Dadeville's cost of living is 18.60% lower than the country average, making living here significantly cheaper. The closest hospital is the Lake Martin Community Hospital. Public schooling is provided by the Tallapoosa County School District schools, comprising one elementary, one middle and one high school.