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Altura, Minnesota

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The location of Altura

Welcome to Altura ...

The city of Altura is located in Winona County.

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

The pronunciation of Altura: AL-toor-uh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Altura has a population of 480 people<3> (see below for details).

Altura is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Altura is located in the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Altura: 55910<5>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Altura had an population of 480 people. This is a decrease of 2.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.11% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Altura ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Chatfield   [Map]   2,783   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elgin   [Map]   1,082   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eyota   [Map]   2,015   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goodview   [Map]   4,109   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lewiston   [Map]   1,564   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Plainview   [Map]   3,291   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

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 Altura. 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 Altura. 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 Altura.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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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.

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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 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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altura.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altura - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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).

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<6>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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altura have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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