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Welcome to Altura ...
The location of Altura has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Altura is 7,150 feet [2,179 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Altura is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Altura lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Altura is located in the (970) area code.
Communities Also Named Altura ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Colorado communities named Altura: This one is located in Archuleta County and the other is located in Arapahoe County.
Beyond Colorado, there are 3 communities that are also named Altura - they are located in Minnesota and New Jersey.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Altura.
Communities near Altura ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Altura.
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 Altura. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Altura.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Altura. 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 Altura.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altura. See our Newspapers Page for Altura.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altura ...
Looking for more information about Altura? 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 Altura, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Altura.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Altura. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Archuleta County: www.archuletacounty.org/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022