Elmore County, Alabama

county in Alabama, United States

Elmore County is a county of the State of Alabama. As of 2010, 79,303 people lived there. 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
SeatWetumpka
Largest cityMillbrook
Area
 • 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%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total79,303
 • Density127/sq mi (49.2/km2)

HistoryEdit

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.

GeographyEdit

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 highwaysEdit

Border countiesEdit

Cities and townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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