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


3RD ANNUAL HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR

Join the City of Wetumpka for the 3rd Annual Haunted History Tour on Oct. 24, 25, 26, & 27th, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in Downtown Wetumpka, Alabama. Hosted by the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce, Redland Paranormal Investigations & River Region Paranormal. The $15 Walking Tour of Downtown includes Approx. 15 Commercial Buildings and points of interest with the ability to go inside. Tickets available for all nights online or at the Chamber office! There is also a $45 Extended Tour Package Extended Tour Packages consist of: Regular Walking tour 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. of approx. 15 Commercial buildings and points of interest, and after the regular tour, participate in a live, interactive Paranormal Investigation with paranormal investigators (at Approx. 9:30 pm or when the last tour returns to the Chamber Building) until midnight! Start the Tour at the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce building located at 116 E. Bridge Street and visit approx. 15 commercial buildings and points of interest in downtown Wetumpka. Some buildings will showcase their “Behind the scenes” areas such as basements, unfinished areas, 2nd and 3rd stories, hidden courtyards, 100+ year old vaults and the haunted scarecrow that moves from room to room of the of Chamber of Commerce’s 3rd floor! Experience the rich history of Wetumpka Alabama’s historic downtown buildings and listen to hair-raising personal experiences of paranormal occurrences in the buildings; some stories from the owners themselves!If you’re especially daring, participate in a paranormal investigation in one of the most haunted buildings in Wetumpka, Alabama – the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce building!