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Welcome to Altro ...

Altro is located in Breathitt County<1>.

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

Altro is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Altro: (606)

Communities near Altro ...

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

  • Hazard [Perry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazard
    • Hazard [Perry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Altro
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,997 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazard<5>
  • Jackson [Breathitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson [Breathitt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Altro
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,979 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<5>
  • Hyden [Leslie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyden
    • Hyden [Leslie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Altro
    • Estimated population in 2018: 338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyden<5>
  • Buckhorn [Perry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhorn
    • Buckhorn [Perry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Altro
    • Estimated population in 2018: 151 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhorn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Booneville [Owsley County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booneville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booneville
      • Booneville [Owsley County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Altro
      • Estimated population in 2018: 127 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<5>
    • Gays Creek [Perry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gays Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gays Creek
      • Gays Creek [Perry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Altro
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gays Creek
    • Krypton [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Krypton
      • Krypton [Perry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Altro
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Krypton
    • Clayhole [Breathitt County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayhole have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayhole
      • Clayhole [Breathitt County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Altro
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayhole
    • Confluence [Leslie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Confluence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Confluence
      • Confluence [Leslie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Altro
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Confluence
    • Lost Creek [Breathitt County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Creek
      • Lost Creek [Breathitt County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Altro
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Altro. 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 Altro.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altro. See our Newspapers Page for Altro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altro ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Breathitt County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Breathitt, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Altro) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3809, Longitude: -83.3821       In this case, the coordinates for Altro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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