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Altha, Florida

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Welcome to Altha ...

The town of Altha is located in Calhoun County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Altha has a population of 526 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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

Note: If you travel east from Altha (for example, toward Greensboro), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Altha: (850)

The ZIP code for Altha: 32421<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Altha had a population of 536 people. This makes Altha the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 536 people, the population of Altha increased 5.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 506 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Altha had an population of 526 people. This is a decrease of 1.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.95% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Altha.

Communities near Altha ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Altha and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Alford   [Map]   475   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blountstown   [Map]   2,454   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bristol   [Map]   970   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chattahoochee   [Map]   3,104   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clarksville   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cypress   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Altha.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Altha. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Altha. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altha.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Altha:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altha ...

Looking for more information about Altha? 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 Altha, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Altha.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altha.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altha - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 town (such as Altha). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Altha or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Altha) 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 Altha. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Altha

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altha. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5711, Longitude: -85.1272     [Map].

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