Welcome to Altaville ...
Altaville is located in Calaveras County<1>.
Altaville was established in 1852.
Altaville is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Altaville lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Altaville: (209)
The ZIP code for Altaville: 95221<3>
Communities near Altaville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Altaville.
- Sonora [Tuolumne County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sonora
- Sonora [Tuolumne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Altaville
- Estimated population in 2018: 4,870 people
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Sonora
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sonora<5>
- Vallecito [Calaveras County]
- Douglas Flat [Calaveras County]
- Murphys [Calaveras County]
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- Carmen City [Calaveras County]
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmen City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carmen City
- Carmen City [Calaveras County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Altaville
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmen City
- Cave City [Calaveras County]
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cave City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave City
- Cave City [Calaveras County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Altaville
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave City
- Copperopolis [Calaveras County]
- Tuttletown [Tuolumne County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuttletown
- Tuttletown [Tuolumne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Altaville
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuttletown
- Columbia Village [Tuolumne County]
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia Village
- Columbia Village [Tuolumne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Altaville
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia Village
- Columbia [Tuolumne County]
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 Altaville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Altaville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Altaville. 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 Altaville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altaville. See our Newspapers Page for Altaville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altaville ...
Looking for more information about Altaville? 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 Altaville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Altaville.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Altaville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Calaveras County: www.co.calaveras.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
|<1>||If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Calaveras, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.|
|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altaville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<3>||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 Altaville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Altaville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).|
|<4>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Altaville) 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 Altaville. 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 Altaville
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altaville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0825, Longitude: -120.5588
|<5>||While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.|
|<6>||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.|