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Welcome to Altamont ...
The location of Altamont has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Altamont is 2,630 feet [802 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Altamont is ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Altamont lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Altamont: (301) and (240)<4>
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, Kentucky, Manitoba, 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.
Communities near Altamont ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Altamont.
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 Altamont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Altamont.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Altamont. 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 Altamont.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altamont. See our Newspapers Page for Altamont.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altamont ...
Looking for more information about Altamont? 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 Altamont, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Altamont.
Adding Altamont to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Altamont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, 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 Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Altamont on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Altamont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Garrett County: www.co.garrett.md.us/
The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022