Elmore County, Alabama

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Elmore County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Elmore County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the USA highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded February 15, 1866
Seat Wetumpka
Largest City Millbrook
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

657.21 sq mi (1,702 km²)
621.26 sq mi (1,609 km²)
35.96 sq mi (93 km²), 5.47%
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

79,303
127/sq mi (49.2/km²)

Elmore County is a county of the State of Alabama. As of 2010, 79,303 people lived there. The county seat is Wetumpka.

History[change | change source]

Elmore County was formed on February 15, 1866. It was created from portions of Autauga, Coosa, Tallapoosa, and Montgomery Counties. Its name is in honor of General John A. Elmore.

Geography[change | change source]

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 657.21 square miles (1,702.2 km2). 621.26 square miles (1,609.1 km2) (or 94.53%) is land and 35.96 square miles (93.1 km2) (or 5.47%) is water.[1]

Major highways[change | change source]

  • I-65 (AL).svg Interstate 65
  • US 82.svg U.S. Highway 82
  • US 231.svg U.S. Highway 231
  • Alabama 9.svg State Route 9
  • Alabama 14.svg State Route 14
  • Alabama 63.svg State Route 63

Border counties[change | change source]

Cities and towns[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. http://www.census.gov/tiger/tms/gazetteer/county2k.txt. Retrieved 2011-02-13.

Coordinates: 32°35′49″N 86°09′05″W / 32.59694°N 86.15139°W / 32.59694; -86.15139