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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 altitude of Altamont is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Altamont: (301) and (240)<3>

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.

  • Keyser [Mineral County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keyser have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keyser
    • Keyser [Mineral County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Altamont
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keyser
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keyser
  • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Lake Park
    • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County] lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Altamont
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Lake Park
  • Oakland [Garrett County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
    • Oakland [Garrett County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Altamont
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
  • Westernport [Allegany County]
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    • Terra Alta [Preston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terra Alta have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terra Alta
      • Terra Alta [Preston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west of Altamont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Alta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terra Alta
    • Lonaconing [Allegany County]
    • Grantsville [Garrett County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
      • Grantsville [Garrett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of Altamont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville
    • Piedmont [Mineral County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piedmont have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Mineral County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Altamont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont
    • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loch Lynn Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loch Lynn Heights
      • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County] lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of Altamont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loch Lynn Heights
    • Friendsville [Garrett County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendsville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendsville
      • Friendsville [Garrett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Altamont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friendsville

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.

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.

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About Garrett County

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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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altamont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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       In this case, the coordinates for Altamont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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