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Located in: Anderson County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Alton Sta.

Time Zone: Alton Station lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)<1>

Telephone Area Code: (502)

Elevation: 800 feet [243.84 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Alton Station. The point that we are using 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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Lat:   38° 4' 41"
Lon:   -84° 56' 31"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Alton Station

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Alton Station

GNIS ID:   485902
FIPS State / Place Code:   21 / 01234

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Alton Station)

About Anderson County

The community of Lawrenceburg is the County Seat for Anderson County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Anderson)


2016:<5>     22,158   (3.44% increase since 2010)  
2010:     21,421   (12.09% increase since 2000)
2000:     19,111

Total Area:<6>   204.3 sq. miles [529.1 km²]   - of which 1.19% is water (2.44 sq. miles [6.3 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   9,127

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Anderson

GNIS ID:   516849
FIPS State / County Code:   21 / 005

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About Kentucky

From the US Census


2016:     4,436,974   (2.25% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,339,367   (7.36% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,041,769

Websites for State of Kentucky

Official Website:   www.kentucky.gov/
Tourism:   www.kentuckytourism.com/
Fishing & Hunting:   fw.ky.gov/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Kentucky

GNIS ID:   1779786
FIPS State:   21

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Alton Station)

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<1>While Alton Station is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area to the south is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

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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>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Alton Station, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Alton Station.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Alton Station. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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