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Welcome to Altamont ...
Although we found mention of Altamont during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Altamont was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Altamont was located in Laurel County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Altamont to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Altamont - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Altamont, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Altamont might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Altamont would be found within the (606) area code.
Adding Altamont to Our Gazetteer ...
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Altamont was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Altamont on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kentucky (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Altamont on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Altamont ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Altamont - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, 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.
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021