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Welcome to Altyn ...

So far, we have found very little information about Altyn. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Altyn to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Altyn, please Contact Us.


Altyn would have been located within present day Glacier County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Altyn is 4,790 feet [1,460 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Altyn is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Altyn was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Altyn once stood is in the (406) area code.

Communities near Altyn ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   DirDistance
Beazer (AB)   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Carway (AB)   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Leavitt (AB)   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mountain View (AB)   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Waterton Park (AB)   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Babb   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

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 Altyn. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altyn.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Montana

About Glacier County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Altyn, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Altyn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altyn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.8000, Longitude: -113.6246     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altyn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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