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Welcome to Altura ...

Altura is located in Mercer County.

The location of Altura has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Altura is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Altura: (609)

Communities Also Named Altura ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Altura - they are located in Colorado (2) and Minnesota.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Altura.

Communities near Altura ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Altura.

  • Trenton [Mercer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
    • Trenton [Mercer County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Altura
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  • Burlington [Burlington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burlington have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
    • Burlington [Burlington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Altura
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
  • Bristol [Bucks County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
    • Bristol [Bucks County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south of Altura
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol
  • Morrisville [Bucks County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrisville
    • Morrisville [Bucks County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Altura
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Doylestown [Bucks County]
    • Hatboro [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatboro have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatboro
      • Hatboro [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the west of Altura
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hatboro
    • Bordentown [Burlington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bordentown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bordentown
      • Bordentown [Burlington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Altura
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    • Lambertville [Hunterdon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lambertville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lambertville
      • Lambertville [Hunterdon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest of Altura
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    • New Britain [Bucks County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
      • New Britain [Bucks County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Altura
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain
    • Rockledge [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockledge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockledge
      • Rockledge [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest of Altura
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockledge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockledge

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 Altura. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Altura.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Altura. 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 Altura.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altura. See our Newspapers Page for Altura.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altura ...

Looking for more information about Altura? 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.

Looking for more information about Altura? 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 Altura, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Altura.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Jersey

About Mercer County

About New Jersey

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mercer County: www.mercercounty.org/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altura - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Altura) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altura. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2676, Longitude: -74.8163       In this case, the coordinates for Altura have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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