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


HAUNTED HISTORY TOURS

     Join The City of Wetumpka for Haunted history Tours, In October on the 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th. Tours start each evening at 7:00 p.m. $15.00 get you a Walking Tour of Downtown Commercial Buildings with the ability to go inside. Tickets available for all nights online or at the Chamber office. $45.00 get you an Extended Tour Package consisting of: Everything included in the $15.00 package PLUS you may participate in a live Paranormal Investigation after the tour (at Approx. 10:00 pm or when the last tour returns to the Chamber Building). Start the Tour at the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce building located at 116 E. Bridge Street. Call the Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce for more information.


HAUNTED WETUMPKA INVESTIGATIONS

Investigate the Haunted Chamber of Commerce Building at 116 E. Bridge Street in Downtown Wetumpka every third Saturday of the month 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