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Welcome to Altonah ...

Altonah is located in Northampton County<1>.

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

Altonah is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Altonah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Altonah - it's located in Utah.

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

Communities near Altonah ...

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

  • Allentown [Lehigh County]
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    • Allentown [Lehigh County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Altonah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 121,442 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allentown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allentown<5>
  • Easton [Northampton County]
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    • Easton [Northampton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Altonah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,189 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easton<5>
  • Phillipsburg [Warren County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsburg
    • Phillipsburg [Warren County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Altonah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,212 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillipsburg
  • Emmaus [Lehigh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmaus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmaus
    • Emmaus [Lehigh County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Altonah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,467 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmaus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmaus<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Northampton [Northampton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northampton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northampton
      • Northampton [Northampton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Altonah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,870 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northampton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northampton<5>
    • Quakertown [Bucks County]
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      • Quakertown [Bucks County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Altonah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,784 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quakertown<5>
    • Perkasie [Bucks County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkasie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perkasie
      • Perkasie [Bucks County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Altonah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,738 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perkasie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perkasie<5>
    • Wilson [Northampton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
      • Wilson [Northampton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Altonah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,807 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
    • Catasauqua [Lehigh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catasauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catasauqua
      • Catasauqua [Lehigh County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Altonah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,599 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catasauqua
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catasauqua<5>
    • Hellertown [Northampton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hellertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hellertown
      • Hellertown [Northampton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Altonah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,831 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hellertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hellertown<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 Altonah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Altonah.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altonah ...

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

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About Northampton County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Northampton County: www.northamptoncounty.org/

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 Northampton, 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 Altonah - 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 from Point A (ie- Altonah) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altonah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6562, Longitude: -75.3610       In this case, the coordinates for Altonah 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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