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


DOWNTOWN PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT

     Join the Businesses of Downtown Wetumpka as we have our first Photo Scavenger Hunt! Beginning May 22nd and running through June 22nd you will search Downtown Wetumpka for many special items located inside the businesses and snap a SELFIE with that item. The more Selfies you take better your chance to win.
Over $400 in prizes to be given away including prizes from Grumpy Dog, Vault Variety, Creed Gym, Curves, Scent Wizards and many more. For more information contact Tim Hinkle at Scent Wizards at 334-478-3801. Good luck and watch for your first clue next week!



HAUNTED WETUMPKA INVESTIGATIONS

Investigate the Haunted Chamber of Commerce Building at 116 E. Bridge Street in Downtown Wetumpka every third Saturday of the month
Beginning in June from 7:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. The cost is $25 Per Person. Go on an authentic, in-depth paranormal investigation of the most haunted building in Wetumpka. Use specialized equipment to locate the many spirits inside the Chamber’s buildings who make their presence known. Spend time in the basement with moving objects, disembodied voices, and responses to knocks or taps. Roam the unused third floor of the building where the haunted scarecrow resides and moves from room to room. Reserve today to guarantee your spot. Reservations limited to 15 people each month. Call 334-567-4811 or email jyoung@wetumpkachamber.org