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Welcome to Altona ...

Altona is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

Altona is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Altona: (402) and (531)<4>

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, Missouri, 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.

  • Wayne [Wayne County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayne
    • Wayne [Wayne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Altona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wayne<6>
  • Stanton [Stanton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanton
    • Stanton [Stanton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Altona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,502 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanton<6>
  • Wakefield [Dixon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield
    • Wakefield [Dixon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Altona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,363 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<6>
  • Wisner [Cuming County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wisner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisner
    • Wisner [Cuming County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Altona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,170 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wisner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wisner<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pender [Thurston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pender have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pender
      • Pender [Thurston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,108 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pender<6>
    • Emerson [Dakota County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emerson
      • Emerson [Dakota County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emerson<6>
    • Beemer [Cuming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beemer
      • Beemer [Cuming County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beemer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beemer<6>
    • Winside [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winside
      • Winside [Wayne County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 401 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winside<6>
    • Pilger [Stanton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilger
      • Pilger [Stanton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 358 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilger<6>
    • Hoskins [Wayne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoskins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoskins
      • Hoskins [Wayne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Altona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 299 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoskins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoskins<6>

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 Nebraska

About Wayne County

About Nebraska

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 Wayne County: www.county.waynene.org/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Wayne, 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>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<5>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 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: 42.1050, Longitude: -96.9923       In this case, the coordinates for Altona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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