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Welcome to Altamont ...

The town of Altamont is located in Deuel County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Altamont: AHL-tuh-mahnt<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Altamont has a population of 34 people<4> (see below for details).

Altamont is 1,840 feet [561 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Altamont lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Altamont: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Altamont had an population of 34 people.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Altamont had a population of 34 people. This makes Altamont the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 34 people, the population of Altamont has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 34 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Altamont.

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, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, 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.

  • Clear Lake [Deuel County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clear Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clear Lake
    • Clear Lake [Deuel County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Altamont
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,259 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clear Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clear Lake<7>
  • Castlewood [Hamlin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castlewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castlewood
    • Castlewood [Hamlin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Altamont
    • Estimated population in 2018: 638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castlewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castlewood<7>
  • Gary [Deuel County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary
    • Gary [Deuel County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Altamont
    • Estimated population in 2018: 226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gary<7>
  • Toronto [Deuel County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toronto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toronto
    • Toronto [Deuel County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Altamont
    • Estimated population in 2018: 208 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toronto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toronto<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kranzburg [Codington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kranzburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kranzburg
      • Kranzburg [Codington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2018: 176 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kranzburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kranzburg<7>
    • Goodwin [Deuel County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodwin
      • Goodwin [Deuel County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2018: 147 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodwin<7>
    • Marietta [Lac qui Parle County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marietta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
      • Marietta [Lac qui Parle County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2018: 143 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Stockholm [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockholm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockholm
      • Stockholm [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2018: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockholm
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockholm<7>
    • Revillo [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Revillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Revillo
      • Revillo [Grant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2018: 108 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Revillo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Revillo<7>
    • Brandt [Deuel County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brandt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brandt
      • Brandt [Deuel County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2018: 107 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandt<7>

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for South Dakota

About Deuel County

About South Dakota

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 State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Deuel, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Altamont. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altamont.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altamont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Altamont) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Altamont. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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: 44.8402, Longitude: -96.6906       In this case, the coordinates for Altamont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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