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The location of Altamont









Welcome to Altamont ...

The village of Altamont is located in Albany County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Altamont has a population of 1,708 people<2> (see below for details).

Altamont is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Altamont is located in the (518) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Altamont had a population of 1,720 people. This makes Altamont the county's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,720 people, the population of Altamont has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,737 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Altamont had an population of 1,708 people. This is a decrease of 0.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.67% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Altamont.

Communities near Altamont ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Altamont and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Albany   [Map]   98,251   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bethlehem   [Map]   35,444   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Clifton Park   [Map]   36,737   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Colonie   [Map]   83,508   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Glenville   [Map]   29,393   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Halfmoon   [Map]   24,436   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Altamont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Altamont: This one is located in Albany County and the other is located in Franklin County.

Beyond New York, there are 24 communities that are also named Altamont - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Altamont. 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 Altamont. 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 Altamont. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altamont ...

Looking for more information about Altamont? 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 Altamont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Altamont.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Albany County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Albany County: www.albanycounty.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altamont.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altamont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Altamont) 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 Altamont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Altamont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altamont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7050, Longitude: -74.0340     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altamont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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