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. Touch 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 away); Elmore County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Wetumpka's Bridges (approx. 0.3 miles away); High Water Mark (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Calaboose (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); The Wetumpka Light Guard (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map 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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 860 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 4. submitted on December 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.