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Altenburg, Missouri

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The location of Altenburg

Welcome to Altenburg ...

The city of Altenburg is located in Perry County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Altenburg has a population of 341 people<2> (see below for details).

Altenburg is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Altenburg lies within the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Altenburg: 63732<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Altenburg had a population of 352 people. This makes Altenburg the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 352 people, the population of Altenburg increased 13.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 309 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Altenburg had an population of 341 people. This is a decrease of 3.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.36% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Altenburg ...

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 Altenburg and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Alto Pass (IL)   [Map]   376   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ava (IL)   [Map]   625   N   18 miles [29 km]
Cobden (IL)   [Map]   1,101   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gorham (IL)   [Map]   226   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grand Tower (IL)   [Map]   574   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Makanda (IL)   [Map]   540   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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 Altenburg. 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 Altenburg. 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 Altenburg.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altenburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Perry County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Perry County:

The official website for State of Missouri:

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altenburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Altenburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Altenburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Altenburg) 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 Altenburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Altenburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altenburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6304, Longitude: -89.5847     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altenburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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