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Welcome to Altus ...
The city of Altus is located in Franklin County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Altus has a population of 738 people<1> (see below for details).
Altus is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Altus lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Altus: (479)
The ZIP code for Altus: 72821<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Altus had a population of 758 people. This makes Altus the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Altus represents 0.03% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 221st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 758 people, the population of Altus decreased 7.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 817 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Altus had an population of 738 people. This is a decrease of 2.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.67% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Altus.
Communities near Altus ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Altus.
Communities Also Named Altus ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Altus - they are located in Mississippi, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Altus.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Altus:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altus ...
Looking for more information about Altus? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Altus, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Altus.
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This page was last modified: 05 Feb 2019