Wetumpka promotes itself as “The City of Natural Beauty”. Among the notable landmarks are the Wetumpka crater and the Jasmine Hill Gardens, with a full-sized replica of the Temple of Hera of Olympia, Greece, the Coosa River that runs through historic downtown Wetumpka, and Fort Toulouse which is also on the Coosa River.
Wetumpka, known as “The City of Natural Beauty” is located along the banks of the beautiful Coosa River. As you browse through the pages, you willsee that our history and heritage is thoughtfully preserved. The city sits in the scenic, southern foothills of the Appalachian Mountains with elevation ranging from a low point of 150 feet above sea level on the west side of the Coosa River to a high point of 540 feet on Bald Knob Mountain. Please visit our Wetumpka Impact Crater page and read about the eroded remains of a meteorite crater which blasted 2,000 feet into the coastal area of the United States at Wetumpka, Alabama approximately 84 million years ago.
Keeping an eye to the future, we have set goals which make the livability and quality of life in Wetumpka the best in the nation. We will continue to work diligently to keep our city the best place in the country to work, live, and play
The city is within the Elmore County Public School System.
Public schools include Wetumpka Elementary School, Wetumpka Middle School, and Wetumpka High School. Wetumpka Middle School was formed by a merger of Wetumpka Intermediate School and Wetumpka Junior High School.