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Welcome to Altona ...

The town of Altona is located in DeKalb County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Altona has a population of 194 people<1> (see below for details).

Altona is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Altona lies within the (260) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Altona had a population of 197 people. This makes Altona the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 197 people, the population of Altona has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 198 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Altona had an population of 194 people. This is a decrease of 1.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.02% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Altona.

Communities near Altona ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Albion   [Map]   2,320   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Auburn   [Map]   13,052   E   5 miles [8 km]
Avilla   [Map]   2,411   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Butler   [Map]   2,703   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Churubusco   [Map]   1,811   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Wayne   [Map]   264,488   S   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Altona.

Communities Also Named Altona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Altona - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Ontario and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Altona. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Altona. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altona.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Altona:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altona ...

Looking for more information about Altona? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Altona? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Altona, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Altona.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Altona. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altona.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Altona. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Altona) 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 Altona. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Altona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altona. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3518, Longitude: -85.1532     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Altona.