Welcome to Altona ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Altona had a population of 3,746 people.<1>
The town of Altona is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Altona lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: CST- Heure Normale du Centre (HNC), CDT- Heure Avancée du Centre (HAC).
Altona lies within the (204) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Altona had a population of 3,746 people.
The population of Altona represents 0.33% of the population of Manitoba (which had 1,148,401 people at that time), making it Manitoba's 14th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 3,746 people, the population of Altona increased 9.09% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 3,434 people).
Communities near Altona ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Altona and not the distance if you drove.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Altona.
Communities Also Named Altona ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Altona - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Ontario and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Altona.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Altona. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altona.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Altona:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altona ...
Looking for more information about Altona? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Altona, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Altona.
Search for Local Businesses ...
People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Altona. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.
Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.
If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Altona. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Province of Manitoba: www.gov.mb.ca/
|<1>||Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Altona were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Altona. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Altona) to Point B.|
If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Altona. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Altona
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altona. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.1000, Longitude: -97.5667 [Map].
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Altona.