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Welcome to Altona ...

Time Zone: Altona lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Telephone area codes for Altona: (289)<1>, (365) & (905).

The Canadian Postal Code for Altona: L4A<2>

Communities near Altona ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Altona and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirDistance
Ajax   [Map]   90,167   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Aurora   [Map]   47,629   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brougham   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Goodwood   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Markham   [Map]   261,573   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Newmarket   [Map]   74,295   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Altona.

Communities Also Named Altona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Altona - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma and Wyoming.

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

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 Altona. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altona ...

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

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

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Of the area codes for Altona, area code (289, 365) is an overlay.

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<2>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Altona, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Altona). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Altona or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<3>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- Altona) 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 Altona. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Altona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9762, Longitude: -79.1970     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Altona were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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