Elmore County, Alabama

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Elmore County
County courthouse in Wetumpka
County courthouse in Wetumpka
Map of Alabama highlighting Elmore County
Location within the U.S. state of Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°35′49″N 86°09′05″W / 32.596944444444°N 86.151388888889°W / 32.596944444444; -86.151388888889
Country United States
State Alabama
FoundedFebruary 15, 1866
Largest cityMillbrook
 • Total657.21 sq mi (1,702.2 km2)
 • Land621.26 sq mi (1,609.1 km2)
 • Water35.96 sq mi (93.1 km2)  5.47%%
 • Total79,303
 • Density127/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. Retrieved 2011-02-13.

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