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The location of Altor









Welcome to Altor ...

Altor is located in Chester County.

The location of Altor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Altor is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Altor: (610) and (484)<3>

Communities near Altor ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Altor and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Wilmington (DE)   [Map]   71,106   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brookhaven   [Map]   8,039   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chester   [Map]   34,077   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clifton Heights   [Map]   6,702   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coatesville   [Map]   13,123   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Downingtown   [Map]   7,928   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Altor.

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 Altor. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altor.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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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>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).

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<4>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 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altor.

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