Elmore County’s location is ideal for businesses, with its close proximity to both the Atlanta and Birmingham markets. Convenient highway access, nearby port facilities, and rail/air facilities make it easy to connect products and services with the rest of the United States and even internationally.
Elmore County, AL has great road systems available to existing and developing industries, including Interstate 65 and nearby I-85, Alabama Highway 14 being utilized as the business corridor between them. US Highway 231 serves Elmore County for commuter traffic to and from Montgomery, and for freight transportation to areas north such as the Honda Assembly Plant in Lincoln, Alabama.
All major highways in or near Elmore County include:
- I-85 (The connector at I-85, Tallassee, is centrally located between Hyundai Manufacturing Alabama and KIA in West Point, GA.)
- U.S. Highway 231
- U.S. Highway 82
- Alabama State Highway 9
- Alabama State Highway 14
- Alabama State Highway 63
Both Wetumpka and Tallassee have local, regional airports. Commercial air service is located in nearby Montgomery. The Montgomery Regional Airport offers regularly-scheduled airline traffic for the region. The following services are offered by the Montgomery Regional Airport:
- Delta Connection
- Continental Airlines
- Northwest Airlink
- US Airways Express
|Connecting Cities||Departures Per Day|
Nearby airports include:
|Airport||Location||Distance from Wetumpka, AL|
|Wetumpka Municipal Airport
3,000 ft. runway
|Wetumpka, AL||5 Miles|
|Donald Reeves Municipal Airport
3,300 ft runway
|Tallassee, AL||22.5 Miles|
|Montgomery Regional Airport||Montgomery, AL||20 Miles|
Source: Distance based on Google Maps, 2014.
CSX offers a north-south and an east-west line in Elmore County. For more information visit www.csx.com/.
Port facilities are available at the Alabama State Port located in Mobile, AL (185 miles from Wetumpka) and at the Port of Pensacola, located in Pensacola, FL (180 miles from Wetumpka).