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The location of Altamont









Welcome to Altamont ...

Altamont is located in Garrett County.

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

Altamont is 2,630 feet [802 m] above sea level.<2> 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)<3>

Communities near Altamont ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Altamont and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Friendsville   [Map]   475   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   875   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Loch Lynn Heights   [Map]   528   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Lonaconing   [Map]   1,128   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Mountain Lake Park   [Map]   2,080   W   5 miles [8 km]
Oakland   [Map]   1,838   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

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.

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 Altamont. 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 Altamont. 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 Altamont.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Maryland

About Garrett County

About Maryland

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/

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 Altamont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<4>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- Altamont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altamont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4276, Longitude: -79.2820     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altamont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altamont.

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