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Welcome to Altona ...

The town of Altona is located in DeKalb County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Altona has a population of 197 people<3> (see below for details).

Altona is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Altona is within the (260) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Altona had an population of 197 people (or a decrease of 0.51% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 198 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Altona ...

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

  • Fort Wayne [Allen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Wayne
    • Fort Wayne [Allen County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Altona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 270,402 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Wayne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Wayne<6>
  • Auburn [DeKalb County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn [DeKalb County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Altona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,484 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Kendallville [Noble County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kendallville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kendallville
    • Kendallville [Noble County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Altona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,894 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kendallville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kendallville<6>
  • Huntertown [Allen County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntertown
    • Huntertown [Allen County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Altona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,824 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntertown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Leo-Cedarville [Allen County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leo-Cedarville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leo-Cedarville
      • Leo-Cedarville [Allen County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,858 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leo-Cedarville
    • Butler [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butler
      • Butler [DeKalb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,718 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<6>
    • Avilla [Noble County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avilla
      • Avilla [Noble County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,454 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avilla<6>
    • Albion [Noble County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Noble County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,373 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<6>
    • Waterloo [DeKalb County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterloo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterloo
      • Waterloo [DeKalb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<6>
    • Churubusco [Whitley County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Churubusco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Churubusco
      • Churubusco [Whitley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,979 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Churubusco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Churubusco<6>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Altona.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altona. See our Newspapers 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 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 Altona, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Altona.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Indiana

About DeKalb County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including DeKalb, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altona.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3518, Longitude: -85.1532       In this case, the coordinates for Altona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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