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Welcome to Altor ...

Altor is located in Chester County<1>.

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

Altor is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Altor: (610) & (484)<4>

Communities near Altor ...

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

  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
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    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Altor
    • Estimated population in 2018: 70,635 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<6>
  • Chester [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
    • Chester [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Altor
    • Estimated population in 2018: 33,909 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Altor
    • Estimated population in 2018: 22,667 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<6>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
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    • Phoenixville [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenixville
      • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Altor
      • Estimated population in 2018: 16,957 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<6>
    • Coatesville [Chester County]
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Altor
      • Estimated population in 2018: 8,026 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<6>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downingtown
      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Altor
      • Estimated population in 2018: 7,927 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<6>
    • Ridley Park [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridley Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridley Park
      • Ridley Park [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Altor
      • Estimated population in 2018: 7,043 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridley Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridley Park<6>
    • Clifton Heights [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifton Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton Heights
      • Clifton Heights [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Altor
      • Estimated population in 2018: 6,681 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton Heights<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altor ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Chester County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chester County: www.chesco.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 Chester, 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 Altor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Altor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9704, Longitude: -75.6697       In this case, the coordinates for Altor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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