Elmore County

Elmore County was established on February 15, 1866, from portions of Autauga, Coosa, Tallapoosa, and Montgomery counties. The county has a total area of 657 square miles of which 618 square miles is land and 39 square miles is water. The county was named for John Archer Elmore who was a military officer and politician. The area around Wetumpka was the heart of the Upper Creek lands, whose largest towns were located on the banks of the Coosa and at its confluence with the Tallapoosa River, at Wetumpka and Talisi (now Tallassee), respectively.importantnumberselmoregaspowerwaterelmoresheriffschool


RIKKI’S RIDE 2018

River Perk and Deathwish Coffee are hosting Riki’s Ride on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 at Noon at River Perk located at 109 Company Street in downtown Wetumpka. Riki Rachtman, host of MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball fame, is traveling the countryside by motorcycle with bikers from the charity “Stop Soldier Suicide” raising donations and spreading awareness about veteran suicide. He will be stopping in River Perk as part of his journey across country. Pictures,autographs and donations to the charity are welcome! Visit the website for more information on this important project:http://www.rikisride.com/. Stop by River Perk anytime before August 23rd to make a donation to the Stop Soldier Suicide cause!


2ND ANNUAL DRAW DOWN & SILENT AUCTION

Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding this year’s Drawdown & Silent Auction on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 from5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Wetumpka Civic Center. $25.00 Dinner Only Ticket, $100.00 ticket includes dinner for two, 2 beverages and one entry into the drawdown. The Drawdown isthe Chamber’s biggest fundraiser of the year, to benefit the Chamber’s Building Fund with chances to win big prizes, and the opportunity to socialize with Elmore County’s movers and shakers.