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Randolph County, Alabama


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Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Wedowee is approximately 818 (2000), 823 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 378 (2000), 347 (2010).
The amount of land area in Wedowee is 8.716 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Wedowee is 3.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.077 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wedowee to Washington DC is 626 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 81 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wedowee is positioned 33.30 degrees north of the equator and 85.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Wedowee elevation is 880 feet above sea level.
Wedowee per capita income is $ 12,638 (2000).
Wedowee median income is $ 26,136 (2000).
The Wedowee median home price is $ 72,700 (2000).
The average winter temperature is 42.1 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 60.5 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 79.0 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 61.5 degrees F.


in eastern Alabama, not far from the Georgia border. Nearby communities include Roanoke, Wadley, Rock Mills, Ranburne, Lineville and Daviston.
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History & History Related Items

Wedowee was named for an Indian chief "Wah-wah-nee" or "Wah-dow-wee," whose village stood near the present site of the town. It became the county seat for Randolph County in 1835
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Lake Wedowee
Completed in 1982 as an Alabama Power Company reservoir, Lake Wedowee has more than 272 miles of shoreline and covers approximately 10,660 acres in area. All types of outdoor recreation are available here including boating, skiing, sailing, swimming,picnicking hiking and just relaxing! Fishing is the best with Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass and Crappie!
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Wedowee City Government

Town of Wedowee
P. O. Box 270
Wedowee, AL 36278

Wedowee Chamber

Randolph County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 431
Roanoke, AL 36274

Wedowee Organizations

Randolph County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 431
Roanoke, AL 36274 Wedowee


The population of Wedowee was:
1990 - 796
2000 - 818

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