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Welcome to Alton Station ...

Alton Station is located in Anderson County.

The location of Alton Station has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Alton Station: Alton Sta. (in Canada, 'Stn.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Alton Station is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Alton Station, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Alton Station: (502)

Communities near Alton Station ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alton Station and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Anderson City   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Birdie   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clifton   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Frankfort   [Map]   27,621   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lawrenceburg   [Map]   11,318   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Midway   [Map]   1,811   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alton Station ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alton Station - it's located in Ohio.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alton Station. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alton Station. 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 Alton Station.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alton Station ...

Looking for more information about Alton Station? 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.

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

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alton Station - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alton Station) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alton Station. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0781, Longitude: -84.9422     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alton Station have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alton Station.

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