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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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Welcome to Altamonte Springs ...

Although we found mention of Altamonte Springs during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Altamonte Springs was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

While we are confident that Altamonte Springs was located in Orange County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Altamonte Springs to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Altamonte Springs - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Altamonte Springs, please Contact Us.

A typical abbreviation for Altamonte Springs: Altamonte Spgs. (or less commonly used: Altamonte Spngs. or Altamonte Sprngs.)

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Altamonte Springs might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Altamonte Springs would be found within the (407) and (321)<2> area codes.

Communities Also Named Altamonte Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Florida communities named Altamonte Springs: This one is located in Orange County and the other is located in Seminole County.

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

Adding Altamonte Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Altamonte Springs was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Altamonte Springs on our Genealogy Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Altamonte Springs and then turned east". While Altamonte Springs could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Altamonte Springs as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Altamonte Springs could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Area code (321) is an overlay for area code (407).






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