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Alton Bay, New Hampshire

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Welcome to Alton Bay ...

Alton Bay is located in Belknap County.

Alton Bay is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Alton Bay lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Alton Bay: (603)

The ZIP code for Alton Bay: 03810<2>

Communities near Alton Bay ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alton Bay and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Lebanon (ME)   [Map]   6,280   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Barrington   [Map]   9,049   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Belmont   [Map]   7,283   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Farmington   [Map]   6,887   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gilford   [Map]   7,156   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Laconia   [Map]   16,464   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 Alton Bay. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alton Bay. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alton Bay.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alton Bay ...

Looking for more information about Alton Bay? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alton Bay, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alton Bay.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Hampshire

About Belknap County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Belknap County:

The official website for State of New Hampshire:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alton Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Alton Bay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alton Bay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alton Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alton Bay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alton Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4703, Longitude: -71.2337     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alton Bay.

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