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Welcome to Alto ...

Alto is located in Poinsett County<1>.

Alto is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alto lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Alto, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Alto: (870)

Communities Also Named Alto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Alto - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alto.

Communities near Alto ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alto.

  • Trumann [Poinsett County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trumann have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trumann
    • Trumann [Poinsett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Alto
    • Estimated population for 2018: 7,069 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trumann
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trumann
  • Lake City [Craighead County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
    • Lake City [Craighead County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Alto
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake City
  • Marked Tree [Poinsett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marked Tree
    • Marked Tree [Poinsett County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Alto
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marked Tree
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marked Tree
  • Bay [Craighead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay
    • Bay [Craighead County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alto
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,804 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Caraway [Craighead County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caraway have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caraway
      • Caraway [Craighead County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Alto
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caraway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caraway
    • Wilson [Mississippi County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
      • Wilson [Mississippi County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Alto
      • Estimated population for 2018: 829 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
    • Tyronza [Poinsett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyronza
      • Tyronza [Poinsett County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Alto
      • Estimated population for 2018: 737 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyronza
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyronza
    • Keiser [Mississippi County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keiser have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keiser
      • Keiser [Mississippi County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Alto
      • Estimated population for 2018: 691 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keiser
    • Turrell [Crittenden County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turrell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turrell
      • Turrell [Crittenden County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Alto
      • Estimated population for 2018: 560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turrell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turrell
    • Joiner [Mississippi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joiner
      • Joiner [Mississippi County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Alto
      • Estimated population for 2018: 507 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joiner

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alto. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alto.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alto. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alto.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alto. See our Newspapers Page for Alto.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alto ...

Looking for more information about Alto? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alto, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alto.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Poinsett County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Poinsett County: www.poinsettco.com/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Poinsett, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alto) 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 Alto. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alto

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5699, Longitude: -90.3316    






















 

 

 

 

 


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