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Altona, Manitoba

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Welcome to Altona ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Altona had a population of 3,746 people.<1>

The town of Altona is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Altona lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: CST- Heure Normale du Centre (HNC), CDT- Heure Avancée du Centre (HAC).

The telephone area code for Altona: (204)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Altona had a population of 3,746 people.

The population of Altona represents 0.33% of the total population of Manitoba (which had 1,148,401 people at that time), making it Manitoba's 14th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 3,746 people, the population of Altona increased 9.09% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 3,434 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Altona.

Communities near Altona ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2006
Emerson   [Map]   689   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gretna   [Map]   574   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Morris   [Map]   1,643   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Plum Coulee   [Map]   770   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Roseau River 2   [Map]   568   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Winkler   [Map]   10,209   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby 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, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Ontario and Wyoming.

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

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 Altona. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altona.

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

Websites for Altona ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Altona, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Altona.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Altona were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altona - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- 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: 49.1000, Longitude: -97.5667     [Map].

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