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Welcome to Alton Bay ...

Alton Bay is located in Belknap County.

Alton Bay is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Alton Bay lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alton Bay is located in the (603) area code.

The ZIP code for Alton Bay: 03810<2>

Communities near Alton Bay ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alton Bay and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Lebanon (ME)   [Map]   6,120   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Barrington   [Map]   8,842   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Belmont   [Map]   7,315   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Farmington   [Map]   6,832   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gilford   [Map]   7,167   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Laconia   [Map]   16,227   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alton Bay.

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 Alton Bay. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alton Bay. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alton Bay.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alton Bay:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alton Bay ...

Looking for more information about Alton Bay? 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 Alton Bay, 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 Alton Bay.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Alton Bay. 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.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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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.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of New Hampshire

About Belknap County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alton Bay. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Belknap County: www.belknapcounty.org/

The official website for State of New Hampshire: www.nh.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alton Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Alton Bay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alton Bay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Alton Bay. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alton Bay) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alton Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alton Bay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alton Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4703, Longitude: -71.2337     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alton Bay.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alton Bay.



 
 
 

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