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Welcome to Alton ...
So far, we have found very little information about Alton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Alton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alton, please Contact Us.
Alton would have been located within present day Tattnall County.
The location of Alton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Alton referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Altonian<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Alton is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Alton was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alton would have been located in the (912) area code.
Communities near Alton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alton and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alton.
Communities Also Named Alton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Alton: This one is located in Tattnall County and the other is located in Milton County.
Beyond Georgia, there are 37 communities that are also named Alton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alton:
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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 Jan 2019