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Welcome to Altamaha ...
The location of Altamaha has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
In the past, Altamaha was named Atamaha
Altamaha is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Altamaha lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Altamaha: (912)
Communities Also Named Altamaha ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Altamaha: This one is located in Tattnall County and the other is located in McIntosh County.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Altamaha.
Communities near Altamaha ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Altamaha.
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 Altamaha. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Altamaha.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Altamaha. 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 Altamaha.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altamaha. See our Newspapers Page for Altamaha.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altamaha ...
Looking for more information about Altamaha? 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 Altamaha, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Altamaha.
Adding Altamaha to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Altamaha in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Altamaha was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.
We also found Altamaha in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Altamaha on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Altamaha. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Tattnall County: www.tattnall.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022