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Welcome to Altura ...

The city of Altura is located in Winona County<1>.

The location of Altura has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Altura: AL-toor-uh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Altura has a population of 479 people<4> (see below for details).

Altura is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Altura lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Altura: (507)

The ZIP code for Altura: 55910<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Altura had an population of 479 people. This is a decrease of 2.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Altura had a population of 493 people. This makes Altura the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 493 people, the population of Altura increased 18.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 417 people).

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

Communities Also Named Altura ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Altura - they are located in Colorado (2) and New Jersey.

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

Communities near Altura ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Altura.

  • Winona [Winona County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona
    • Winona [Winona County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Altura
    • Estimated population in 2018: 26,813 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<8>
  • Goodview [Winona County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodview
    • Goodview [Winona County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the east of Altura
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,134 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodview
  • Saint Charles [Winona County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Charles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Charles
    • Saint Charles [Winona County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Altura
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,769 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Charles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Charles<8>
  • Plainview [Wabasha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plainview
    • Plainview [Wabasha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Altura
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,300 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plainview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plainview<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chatfield [Fillmore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatfield
      • Chatfield [Fillmore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Altura
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,805 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatfield<8>
    • Eyota [Olmsted County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eyota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eyota
      • Eyota [Olmsted County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Altura
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,019 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eyota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eyota<8>
    • Rushford [Fillmore County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rushford
      • Rushford [Fillmore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Altura
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rushford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rushford<8>
    • Lewiston [Winona County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewiston
      • Lewiston [Winona County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Altura
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,564 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewiston<8>
    • Elgin [Wabasha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elgin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elgin
      • Elgin [Wabasha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Altura
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,085 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elgin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<8>
    • Buffalo City [Buffalo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo City
      • Buffalo City [Buffalo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Altura
      • Estimated population in 2018: 965 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo City

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 Altura. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Altura.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altura. See our Newspapers Page for Altura.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altura ...

Looking for more information about Altura? 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 Altura, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Altura.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Winona County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Altura. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Winona County: www.co.winona.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Winona, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Altura. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altura.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altura - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Altura). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Altura or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Altura) 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 Altura. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Altura

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altura. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0642, Longitude: -91.9437       In this case, the coordinates for Altura have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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