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Welcome to Wetumpka ...

The city of Wetumpka is located in Elmore County<1> and is the County Seat for Elmore County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wetumpka has a population of 8,371 people<2> (see below for details).

Wetumpka was established in 1834.

The community of Wetumpka is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wetumpka is located in the (334) area code.

The ZIP codes for Wetumpka: 36092-36093<4>

Websites for Wetumpka ...

Official Website:   www.wetumpka.al.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.wetumpkachamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wetumpka had an population of 8,371 people. This is an increase of 28.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 46.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wetumpka had a population of 6,528 people (which is 8.23% of the total population of Elmore County). This makes Wetumpka the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wetumpka represents 0.14% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,528 people, the population of Wetumpka increased 14.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,726 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wetumpka.

Communities Also Named Wetumpka ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Wetumpka - it's located in Florida.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wetumpka.

Communities near Wetumpka ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wetumpka.

  • Montgomery [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Wetumpka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 198,525 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<6>
  • Prattville [Autauga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prattville
    • Prattville [Autauga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Wetumpka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 35,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prattville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prattville<6>
  • Millbrook [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millbrook
    • Millbrook [Elmore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Wetumpka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millbrook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millbrook<6>
  • Pike Road [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pike Road
    • Pike Road [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Wetumpka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pike Road have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pike Road
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pike Road<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tallassee [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallassee
      • Tallassee [Elmore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Wetumpka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,502 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallassee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallassee<6>
    • Coosada [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coosada
      • Coosada [Elmore County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Wetumpka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coosada have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coosada
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coosada<6>
    • Deatsville [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deatsville
      • Deatsville [Elmore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Wetumpka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deatsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deatsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deatsville<6>
    • Eclectic [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eclectic
      • Eclectic [Elmore County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Wetumpka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eclectic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eclectic<6>
    • Shorter [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shorter
      • Shorter [Macon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Wetumpka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shorter have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shorter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shorter<6>
    • Elmore [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmore
      • Elmore [Elmore County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Wetumpka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,348 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmore<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wetumpka. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wetumpka.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wetumpka. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wetumpka.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wetumpka. Our list includes 32 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wetumpka.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wetumpka ...

Looking for more information about Wetumpka? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wetumpka, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wetumpka.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Elmore County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wetumpka: www.wetumpka.al.us/

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Elmore, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wetumpka.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wetumpka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Wetumpka). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wetumpka or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Wetumpka includes: 36092 & 36093.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wetumpka) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wetumpka. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wetumpka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wetumpka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5418, Longitude: -86.2128    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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