Wetumpka in Elmore County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Wetumpka Impact Crater
Erected 2002 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 32° 32.05′ N, 86° 12.22′ W. Marker is in Wetumpka, Alabama, in Elmore County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 231 and East South Boundary Street, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 231. Click for map. In front of the Elmore County Health Department. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6501 U.S. Highway 231, Wetumpka AL 36092, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elmore County Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wetumpka Historical Marker (approx. 0.2 miles Elmore County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wetumpka's Bridges (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); The Wetumpka Light Guard (approx. half a mile away); First Baptist Church of Wetumpka (approx. half a mile away); Wetumpka Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wetumpka.
More about this marker. Obverse map shows location of impact.
Regarding Wetumpka Impact Crater. The Wetumpka Impact Crater is the site of the only authenticated impact crater in the eastern United States and one of only 200 craters worldwide.
Also see . . . Auburn University site on the Wetumpka Impact Crater. (Submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Disasters • Paleontology •
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