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Welcome to Alturas ...

Alturas is located in Polk County.

Alturas is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Alturas lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Alturas and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Alturas: (863)

The ZIP code for Alturas: 33820<2>

Communities near Alturas ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alturas and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Auburndale   [Map]   15,973   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bartow   [Map]   19,597   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dundee   [Map]   4,497   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fort Meade   [Map]   6,115   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Haines City   [Map]   24,304   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lake Alfred   [Map]   5,941   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alturas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Alturas - they are located in and California (2).

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

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 Alturas. 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 Alturas. 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 Alturas.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alturas ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.polk-county.net/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alturas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 Alturas). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alturas or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Alturas) 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 Alturas. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alturas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alturas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.8717, Longitude: -81.7152     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alturas.

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