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Our Genealogy Helper for Altamahaw ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Altamahaw (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Altamahaw. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Altamahaw is located in Alamance County.

To see how the shape of North Carolina's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Alamance County: Caswell, Chatham, Guilford, Orange, Randolph & Rockingham.

Below are the counties that are near Altamahaw. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Altamahaw:

  • Alamance County     (The home county of Altamahaw)
    • Ossipee [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ossipee
      • Ossipee [Alamance County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 593 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ossipee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ossipee
    • Clover Garden [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clover Garden
      • Clover Garden [Alamance County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clover Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clover Garden
    • Birchwood [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birchwood
      • Birchwood [Alamance County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birchwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birchwood
    • Sherwood Forest [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherwood Forest
      • Sherwood Forest [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherwood Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood Forest
    • British Acres [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for British Acres
      • British Acres [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for British Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on British Acres
    • Green Acres [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
      • Green Acres [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
    • Spring Valley [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
      • Spring Valley [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Valley
    • Elon [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon
      • Elon [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,186 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon
    • Glen Raven [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Raven
      • Glen Raven [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Raven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Raven
    • Rockwood Acres [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockwood Acres
      • Rockwood Acres [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockwood Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockwood Acres
    • Glencoe [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glencoe
      • Glencoe [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glencoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glencoe
    • Lakeview [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Alamance Acres [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamance Acres
      • Alamance Acres [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alamance Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamance Acres
  • Caswell County
    • Stony Creek [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Creek
      • Stony Creek [Caswell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Creek
    • Ashland [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Caswell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jericho [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jericho
      • Jericho [Caswell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jericho
    • West Yanceyville [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Yanceyville
      • West Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Yanceyville
    • Yanceyville [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yanceyville
      • Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,941 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yanceyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yanceyville<3>
    • Prospect Hill [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prospect Hill
      • Prospect Hill [Caswell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prospect Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect Hill
    • Bethel [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
      • Bethel [Caswell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
    • Pelham [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
      • Pelham [Caswell County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
    • Providence [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [Caswell County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Whitetown [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitetown
      • Whitetown [Caswell County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitetown
    • Leasburg [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leasburg
      • Leasburg [Caswell County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leasburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leasburg<3>
    • Gatewood [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gatewood
      • Gatewood [Caswell County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gatewood
    • Blanch [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanch
      • Blanch [Caswell County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blanch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blanch<3>
  • Chatham County
    • Siler City [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Siler City
      • Siler City [Chatham County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,415 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siler City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Siler City<3>
    • Pittsboro [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsboro
      • Pittsboro [Chatham County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,419 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsboro<3>
  • Davidson County
    • High Point [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Point
      • High Point [Davidson County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<3>
    • Thomasville [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomasville
      • Thomasville [Davidson County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,713 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomasville<3>
    • Wallburg [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallburg
      • Wallburg [Davidson County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallburg<3>
  • Durham County
    • Rougemont [Durham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rougemont
      • Rougemont [Durham County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rougemont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rougemont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rougemont<3>
    • Bahama [Durham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bahama
      • Bahama [Durham County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bahama have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bahama
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bahama<3>
    • Durham [Durham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
      • Durham [Durham County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 285,897 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durham<3>
  • Forsyth County
    • Benefit [Forsyth County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benefit
      • Benefit [Forsyth County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benefit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kernersville
      • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kernersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<3>
    • Walkertown [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkertown
      • Walkertown [Forsyth County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkertown<3>
  • Guilford County
    • Whitsett [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitsett
      • Whitsett [Guilford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 643 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitsett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitsett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitsett<3>
    • McLeansville [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLeansville
      • McLeansville [Guilford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McLeansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLeansville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McLeansville<3>
    • Sedalia [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sedalia
      • Sedalia [Guilford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sedalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sedalia
    • Browns Summit [Guilford County]
    • Rudd [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rudd
      • Rudd [Guilford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rudd
    • White Oak [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Oak
      • White Oak [Guilford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
    • Cumberland [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
      • Cumberland [Guilford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Spicewood [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spicewood
      • Spicewood [Guilford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spicewood
    • Forest Oaks [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Oaks
      • Forest Oaks [Guilford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Oaks
    • Greensboro [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensboro
      • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<3>
    • Fairfield [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
      • Fairfield [Guilford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • Southmont [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southmont
      • Southmont [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southmont
    • Scalesville [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scalesville
      • Scalesville [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scalesville
  • Orange County
    • Lakeview Acres [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview Acres
      • Lakeview Acres [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Acres
    • Carr [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carr
      • Carr [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carr have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carr
    • Cheeks Crossroads [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheeks Crossroads
      • Cheeks Crossroads [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheeks Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheeks Crossroads
    • Miles [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miles
      • Miles [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miles
    • Cedar Grove [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • McDade [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McDade
      • McDade [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McDade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDade
    • Jordan Oak [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jordan Oak
      • Jordan Oak [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jordan Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan Oak
    • Walkers Landing [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkers Landing
      • Walkers Landing [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkers Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkers Landing
    • Efland [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Efland
      • Efland [Orange County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Efland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Efland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Efland<3>
    • Just-A-Mere Landing [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Just-A-Mere Landing
      • Just-A-Mere Landing [Orange County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Just-A-Mere Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Just-A-Mere Landing
    • Stagecoach Forest [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stagecoach Forest
      • Stagecoach Forest [Orange County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stagecoach Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stagecoach Forest
    • Arrowhead [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrowhead
      • Arrowhead [Orange County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arrowhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrowhead
    • Deer Run [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Run
      • Deer Run [Orange County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Run
  • Person County
    • Hurdle Mills [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurdle Mills
      • Hurdle Mills [Person County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurdle Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurdle Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurdle Mills<3>
    • Allens Level [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allens Level
      • Allens Level [Person County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allens Level
    • Roseville [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseville
      • Roseville [Person County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseville
    • Concord [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
      • Concord [Person County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Whitt Town [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitt Town
      • Whitt Town [Person County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitt Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitt Town
    • Timberlake [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timberlake
      • Timberlake [Person County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timberlake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Roxboro [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxboro
      • Roxboro [Person County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Randolph County
    • Liberty [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Randolph County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,671 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Redcross [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redcross
      • Redcross [Randolph County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redcross
    • Melanchton [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melanchton
      • Melanchton [Randolph County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melanchton
    • Staley [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Staley
      • Staley [Randolph County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 401 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Staley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Randleman [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Randleman
      • Randleman [Randolph County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Randleman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Randleman<3>
    • Franklinville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinville
      • Franklinville [Randolph County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklinville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklinville<3>
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archdale
      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<3>
    • Sophia [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sophia
      • Sophia [Randolph County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ramseur [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramseur
      • Ramseur [Randolph County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,690 people
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    • Trinity [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trinity
      • Trinity [Randolph County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
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    • Asheboro [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asheboro
      • Asheboro [Randolph County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,023 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asheboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheboro
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  • Rockingham County
    • Lawsonville [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawsonville
      • Lawsonville [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Altamahaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawsonville
    • Belmont [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
      • Belmont [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
    • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reidsville
      • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
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    • Norwood [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
      • Norwood [Rockingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
    • Ruffin [Rockingham County]
    • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wentworth
      • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentworth
    • Wittys Crossroads [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wittys Crossroads
      • Wittys Crossroads [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
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    • College Village [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Village
      • College Village [Rockingham County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Eden [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Meadow Summit [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Summit
      • Meadow Summit [Rockingham County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
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    • Gold Hill [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Hill
      • Gold Hill [Rockingham County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Providence [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [Rockingham County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Shiloh [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
      • Shiloh [Rockingham County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiloh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Stokes County
    • Pine Hall [Stokes County]
    • Walnut Cove [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Cove
      • Walnut Cove [Stokes County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,532 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Cove<3>
    • Sandy Ridge [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Ridge
      • Sandy Ridge [Stokes County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Germanton [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germanton
      • Germanton [Stokes County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Germanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Danville City (VA)
    • Danville [Danville City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
      • Danville [Danville City] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,869 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
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  • Halifax County (VA)
  • Henry County (VA)
    • Sandy Level [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Level
      • Sandy Level [Henry County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Level have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Level
    • Ridgeway [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Henry County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 688 people
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  • Martinsville City (VA)
    • Martinsville [Martinsville City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
      • Martinsville [Martinsville City] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<3>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Altamahaw, see our County-by-County Page for Altamahaw.

Newspapers Published in Altamahaw ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 33 newspapers that have been published in the area around Altamahaw.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Altamahaw, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Altamahaw.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Altamahaw:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from North Carolina
    • Stories from Virginia

Cemeteries Near Altamahaw ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Altamahaw.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Altamahaw covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Shiloh UMC Cemetery
  • Friedens Cemetery
  • Underwood - Boswell Family Cemetery
  • Magnolia Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Magnolia Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Magnolia Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia Cemetery
  • New Hope Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
  • High Rock MB Church Cemetery
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    • Northlawn Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Northlawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Northlawn Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Northlawn Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northlawn Cemetery
    • Alamance Memorial Park
    • Pine Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pine Hill Cemetery
      • Pine Hill Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw.
      • Pine Hill Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Burlington City Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Hill Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #48429<4>
    • Rock Fence Church Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rock Fence Church Cemetery
      • Rock Fence Church Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw.
      • Rock Fence Church Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Stoney Creek AME Church Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Fence Church Cemetery
    • Linwood Cemetery
    • Green Level Christian Church Cemetery
    • Jeffries Cross Memorial Park
    • Enoch Family Cemetery
    • Elm Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Elm Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Elm Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Elm Grove Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elm Grove Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<6>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Altamahaw had a post office and no railroad service.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Altamahaw, with the one closest to Altamahaw listed first.

  • Altamahaw [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altamahaw
    • Altamahaw [Alamance County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Altamahaw had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altamahaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altamahaw
  • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibsonville
    • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 119 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Gibsonville had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonville<3>
  • Elon College [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon College
    • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Altamahaw
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Elon College had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<3>
  • McCray [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCray
    • McCray [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, McCray had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCray
  • Union Ridge [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Ridge
    • Union Ridge [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Altamahaw
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Union Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Ridge
  • Burlington [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
    • Burlington [Alamance County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,716 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,599 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Burlington had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<3>
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    • Stony Creek [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Creek
      • Stony Creek [Caswell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Altamahaw
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 36 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Stony Creek had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Creek
    • Lenox Castle [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenox Castle
      • Lenox Castle [Rockingham County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Altamahaw
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lenox Castle had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenox Castle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenox Castle
    • Cherry Grove [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Grove
      • Cherry Grove [Caswell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Altamahaw
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Cherry Grove had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Grove
    • McLeansville [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLeansville
      • McLeansville [Guilford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Altamahaw
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 33 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, McLeansville had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McLeansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLeansville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McLeansville<3>
    • Graham [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graham
      • Graham [Alamance County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 991 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,766 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Graham had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graham<3>
    • Haw River [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haw River
      • Haw River [Alamance County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Altamahaw
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 317 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Haw River had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haw River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haw River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haw River<3>
    • Ashland [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Caswell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Altamahaw
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 33 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ashland had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Benaja [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benaja
      • Benaja [Rockingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Altamahaw
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Benaja had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benaja have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benaja
    • Browns Summit [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Browns Summit
      • Browns Summit [Guilford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Altamahaw
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Browns Summit had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Browns Summit<3>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Altamahaw. See our List of 1890's Communities around Altamahaw.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Altamahaw ...

While our initial data about Altamahaw came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Altamahaw in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Altamahaw.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Altamahaw:
Services available in 1895: no Railroad mentioned

Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Altamahaw. See our Misc Page for Altamahaw for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Alamance County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Alamance County: www.alamance-nc.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Altamahaw) 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 Altamahaw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AltamahawOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altamahaw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1843, Longitude: -79.5072       In this case, the coordinates for Altamahaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>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 Altamahaw, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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