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Welcome to Altus ...
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Altus has a population of 18,709 people<1> (see below for details).
Altus is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Altus lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Altus is located in the (580) area code.
The ZIP code for Altus: 73521<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Altus had a population of 19,813 people (which is 74.92% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Altus the county's most populous community.
The population of Altus represents 0.53% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 19,813 people, the population of Altus decreased 7.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,447 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Altus had an population of 18,709 people. This is a decrease of 5.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.77% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Altus.
Communities near Altus ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Altus
Located in Greer County
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Altus
Located in Tillman County
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Altus
Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Altus
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Altus
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Altus
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Altus
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Altus
Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Altus
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Altus
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Altus.
Communities Also Named Altus ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Altus - they are located in Arkansas, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Utah and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Altus.
Websites for Altus ...
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Altus:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altus ...
Looking for more information about Altus? 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 Altus, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Altus.
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The official website for Altus: www.cityofaltus.org/
The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Jul 2019