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Welcome to Altamont Switch ...

Altamont Switch is located in Tippecanoe County<1>.

The location of Altamont Switch has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Altamont Switch is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Altamont Switch (for example, toward Alvin (IL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Altamont Switch lies within the (765) area code.

Communities near Altamont Switch ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Altamont Switch.

  • West Lafayette [Tippecanoe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Lafayette
    • West Lafayette [Tippecanoe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Altamont Switch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 50,996 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Lafayette<5>
  • Delphi [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delphi
    • Delphi [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Altamont Switch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,909 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delphi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delphi<5>
  • Battle Ground [Tippecanoe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Battle Ground have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battle Ground
    • Battle Ground [Tippecanoe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Altamont Switch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,975 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battle Ground
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battle Ground<5>
  • Shadeland [Tippecanoe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadeland
    • Shadeland [Tippecanoe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Altamont Switch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,916 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadeland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dayton [Tippecanoe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
      • Dayton [Tippecanoe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Altamont Switch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,668 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<5>
    • Rossville [Clinton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossville
      • Rossville [Clinton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Altamont Switch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,545 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<5>
    • Brookston [White County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookston
      • Brookston [White County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Altamont Switch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,533 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookston<5>
    • Otterbein [Benton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otterbein have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otterbein
      • Otterbein [Benton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Altamont Switch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,265 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otterbein
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otterbein<5>
    • Mulberry [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Clinton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Altamont Switch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,220 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<5>
    • Darlington [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darlington
      • Darlington [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Altamont Switch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 862 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darlington

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 Altamont Switch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Altamont Switch.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Altamont Switch. 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 Altamont Switch.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altamont Switch. See our Newspapers Page for Altamont Switch.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altamont Switch ...

Looking for more information about Altamont Switch? 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 Altamont Switch, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Altamont Switch.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Indiana

About Tippecanoe County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tippecanoe County: www.co.tippecanoe.in.us/

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Tippecanoe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altamont Switch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Altamont Switch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altamont Switch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3786, Longitude: -86.8745       In this case, the coordinates for Altamont Switch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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