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Time Zone: Elmore County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Wetumpka is the Seat for Elmore County.

Elmore County was founded in 1866. Elmore was created by taking area from Autauga, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Elmore had a population of 79,233 people. This is an increase of 20.28% since the last Census (which gave a population of 65,874 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Elmore represented 1.48% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 18th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
200979,233+20.28%+1.42% since 2008
200878,125+18.6%+0.86% since 2007
200065,874The Last Census

More information can be found on the Elmore County Census Page for Elmore County.


Below are some of the communities located in Elmore County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Elmore County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Wetumpka   7,7985,72636.19% increase  
Tallassee   5,2374,9346.14% increase  
Coosada   1,6871,38222.07% increase  
Eclectic   1,1601,03711.86% increase  
Elmore   767199285.4% increase  

Websites for Elmore County

Official Website:   www.elmoreco.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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