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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.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Altyn is 4,790 feet [1,460 m] above sea level.<2> 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

If Altyn still existed, it would have been in the (406) area code.

Communities near Altyn ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Altyn. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Altyn no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
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Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Altyn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Altyn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altyn. The point that we are using 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Altyn.