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Welcome to Altay ...

Altay is located in Schuyler County<1>.

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

Altay is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Altay lies within the (607) area code.

Adding Altay to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Altay in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Altay elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Altay on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Altay ...

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

  • Bath [Steuben County]
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    • Bath [Steuben County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Altay
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,929 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bath have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bath
  • Milo [Yates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milo
    • Milo [Yates County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Altay
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,786 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milo
  • Bath [Steuben County]
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    • Bath [Steuben County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Altay
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bath
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bath<5>
  • Penn Yan [Yates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penn Yan
    • Penn Yan [Yates County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Altay
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,925 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penn Yan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penn Yan<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hector [Schuyler County]
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      • Hector [Schuyler County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Altay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hector have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hector
    • Jerusalem [Yates County]
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      • Jerusalem [Yates County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Altay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerusalem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem
    • Dix [Schuyler County]
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      • Dix [Schuyler County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Altay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,895 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dix have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dix
    • Starkey [Yates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkey
      • Starkey [Yates County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Altay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkey
    • Enfield [Tompkins County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enfield
      • Enfield [Tompkins County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Altay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,409 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enfield
    • Campbell [Steuben County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbell
      • Campbell [Steuben County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Altay
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbell

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altay ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in New York

About Schuyler County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Schuyler County: www.lightlink.com/schco/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Schuyler, 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 Altay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Altay) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4395, Longitude: -77.0200       In this case, the coordinates for Altay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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