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Welcome to Altamont ...

Altamont is located in Schuylkill County<1>.

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

Altamont is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Altamont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Altamont ...

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

  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazleton
    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Altamont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<5>
  • Bloomsburg [Columbia County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomsburg
    • Bloomsburg [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Altamont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,811 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomsburg<5>
  • Pottsville [Schuylkill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pottsville
    • Pottsville [Schuylkill County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Altamont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,475 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsville<5>
  • Berwick [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berwick
    • Berwick [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Altamont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,903 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berwick<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shamokin [Northumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shamokin
      • Shamokin [Northumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,952 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shamokin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin<5>
    • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tamaqua
      • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tamaqua
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tamaqua<5>
    • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Carmel
      • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Carmel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel<5>
    • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schuylkill Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schuylkill Haven
      • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,106 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schuylkill Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schuylkill Haven<5>
    • West Hazleton [Luzerne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hazleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hazleton
      • West Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hazleton
    • Minersville [Schuylkill County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minersville
      • Minersville [Schuylkill County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,157 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minersville<5>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Altamont.

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Altamont, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Altamont.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Pennsylvania

About Schuylkill County

About Pennsylvania

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 Schuylkill County: www.co.schuylkill.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Schuylkill, 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 Altamont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 40.7862, Longitude: -76.2249       In this case, the coordinates for Altamont 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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