Elmore County, Alabama

county in Alabama, United States

Elmore County is a county of the State of Alabama. As of 2020, 87,977 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Wetumpka.

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
Named forJohn A. Elmore
Largest cityMillbrook
 • Total657 sq mi (1,700 km2)
 • Land618 sq mi (1,600 km2)
 • Water39 sq mi (100 km2)  5.9%
 • Total87,977
 • Density130/sq mi (52/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

History change

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

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.[2]

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Cities and towns change

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Elmore County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13.

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