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Welcome to Altamont ...
The city of Altamont is located in Effingham County.
The location of Altamont has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Altamont: AL-tuh-mahnt<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Altamont has a population of 2,280 people<3> (see below for details).
Altamont is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Altamont lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Altamont: (618)
The ZIP code for Altamont: 62411<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Altamont had a population of 2,319 people (or 6.77% of the total population of Effingham County). This makes Altamont the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Altamont represents 0.02% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 464th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,319 people, the population of Altamont increased 1.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,283 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Altamont had an population of 2,280 people. This is a decrease of 1.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.13% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Altamont.
Communities near Altamont ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Altamont.
Communities Also Named Altamont ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Illinois communities named Altamont: This one is located in Effingham County and the other is located in Madison County.
Beyond Illinois, there are 24 communities that are also named Altamont - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Altamont.
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 Altamont:
Websites for Altamont ...
Official Website: www.altamontil.net/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altamont ...
Looking for more information about Altamont? 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 Altamont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Altamont.
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The official website for Altamont: www.altamontil.net/
The official website for Effingham County: www.co.effingham.il.us/
The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov
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This page was last modified: 14 Jan 2019