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The location of Altona













Welcome to Altona ...

Altona is located in Mecosta County.

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

Altona is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Altona ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Big Rapids   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Altona

Howard City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Altona

Located in Montcalm County

Village of Lake Isabella   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Altona

Located in Isabella County

Edmore   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Altona

Located in Montcalm County

Lakeview   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Altona

Located in Montcalm County

Morley   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Altona

Mecosta   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Altona

Barryton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Altona

Stanwood   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Altona

McBride   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Altona

Located in Montcalm County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, 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, Manitoba, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Ontario and Wyoming.

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

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

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

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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Altona, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with 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.

The official website for Mecosta County: www.co.mecosta.mi.us/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.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 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5398, Longitude: -85.3136     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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