Elmore County, Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
|Founded||February 15, 1866|
|• Total||657.21 sq mi (1,702.2 km2)|
|• Land||621.26 sq mi (1,609.1 km2)|
|• Water||35.96 sq mi (93.1 km2) 5.47%%|
|• Density||127/sq mi (49.2/km2)|
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.
Major highways[change | change source]
- Interstate 65
- U.S. Highway 82
- U.S. Highway 231
- State Route 9
- State Route 14
- State Route 63
Border counties[change | change source]
- Coosa County (north)
- Tallapoosa County (northeast)
- Macon County (southeast)
- Montgomery County (south)
- Autauga County (west)
- Chilton County (northwest)
Cities and towns[change | change source]
- Blue Ridge
- Equality (part of Equality is in Coosa County)
- Prattville (part - most of Prattville is in Autauga County)
- Tallassee (part of Tallassee is in Tallapoosa County)
References[change | change source]
- "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13.