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Welcome to Altona ...

Altona is located in Bates County<1>.

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

Altona is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Ontario and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Altona ...

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

  • Harrisonville [Cass County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisonville
    • Harrisonville [Cass County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Altona
    • Estimated population for 2018: 10,088 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisonville
  • Butler [Bates County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butler
    • Butler [Bates County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Altona
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler
  • Garden City [Cass County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
    • Garden City [Cass County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Altona
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,635 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City
  • Adrian [Bates County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adrian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adrian
    • Adrian [Bates County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Altona
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,607 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adrian
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Archie [Cass County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archie
      • Archie [Cass County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Altona
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,207 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archie
    • Appleton City [Saint Clair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Appleton City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Appleton City
      • Appleton City [Saint Clair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Altona
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,075 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appleton City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Appleton City
    • Urich [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Urich
      • Urich [Henry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Altona
      • Estimated population for 2018: 488 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Urich
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urich
    • Montrose [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
      • Montrose [Henry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Altona
      • Estimated population for 2018: 371 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montrose
    • Creighton [Cass County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creighton
      • Creighton [Cass County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Altona
      • Estimated population for 2018: 343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creighton
    • East Lynne [Cass County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Lynne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Lynne
      • East Lynne [Cass County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Altona
      • Estimated population for 2018: 303 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Lynne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Lynne

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Altona.

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

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Bates County

About Missouri

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 State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Bates, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Altona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 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: 38.3997, Longitude: -94.2349       In this case, the coordinates for Altona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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