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Welcome to Alto ...

Alto is located in Howard County<1>.

Alto is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alto lies within the (765) area code.

Communities Also Named Alto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Alto - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Alto ...

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

  • Tipton [Tipton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tipton
    • Tipton [Tipton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Alto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,970 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tipton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tipton<4>
  • Greentown [Howard County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greentown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greentown
    • Greentown [Howard County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Alto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,374 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greentown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greentown<4>
  • Arcadia [Hamilton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
    • Arcadia [Hamilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Alto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,662 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arcadia<4>
  • Galveston [Cass County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galveston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galveston
    • Galveston [Cass County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Alto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,259 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galveston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galveston<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Converse [Miami County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Converse have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Converse
      • Converse [Miami County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Alto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,222 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Converse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Converse<4>
    • Russiaville [Howard County]
    • Walton [Cass County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walton
      • Walton [Cass County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Alto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,015 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walton<4>
    • Swayzee [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swayzee have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swayzee
      • Swayzee [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Alto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 911 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swayzee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swayzee<4>
    • Bunker Hill [Miami County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunker Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunker Hill
      • Bunker Hill [Miami County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Alto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 851 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunker Hill<4>
    • Windfall City [Tipton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windfall City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windfall City
      • Windfall City [Tipton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Alto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 782 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windfall City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alto ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Indiana

About Howard County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Howard County: www.co.howard.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 Howard, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alto) 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 Alto. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alto

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4400, Longitude: -86.1651    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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