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Welcome to Altenwald ...

Altenwald is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

Altenwald is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Altenwald is within the (717) area code.

Communities near Altenwald ...

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

  • Hagerstown [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hagerstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hagerstown
    • Hagerstown [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Altenwald
    • Estimated population in 2018: 40,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagerstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerstown<5>
  • Chambersburg [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chambersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chambersburg
    • Chambersburg [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Altenwald
    • Estimated population in 2018: 21,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chambersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chambersburg<5>
  • Waynesboro [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesboro
    • Waynesboro [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Altenwald
    • Estimated population in 2018: 10,874 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<5>
  • Gettysburg [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gettysburg
    • Gettysburg [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Altenwald
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,717 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gettysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thurmont [Frederick County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thurmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thurmont
      • Thurmont [Frederick County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Altenwald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 6,752 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmont<5>
    • Shippensburg [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shippensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shippensburg
      • Shippensburg [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Altenwald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,578 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shippensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shippensburg<5>
    • Greencastle [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greencastle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greencastle
      • Greencastle [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Altenwald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,004 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greencastle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greencastle<5>
    • Carroll Valley [Adams County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carroll Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carroll Valley
      • Carroll Valley [Adams County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Altenwald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,937 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carroll Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carroll Valley<5>
    • Emmitsburg [Frederick County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmitsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmitsburg
      • Emmitsburg [Frederick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Altenwald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmitsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmitsburg<5>
    • Smithsburg [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithsburg
      • Smithsburg [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Altenwald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,968 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithsburg<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 Altenwald. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Altenwald.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altenwald ...

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

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About Franklin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.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 Franklin, 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 Altenwald - 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' (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- Altenwald) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altenwald. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8451, Longitude: -77.6036       In this case, the coordinates for Altenwald 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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