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Welcome to Altamont ...

The town of Altamont is located in Grundy County<1> and is the County Seat for Grundy County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Altamont has a population of 1,067 people<3> (see below for details).

Altamont was established in 1848.

The community of Altamont is 1,830 feet [558 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you leave Altamont and travel west, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Altamont lies within the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Altamont had an population of 1,067 people. This is an increase of 2.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Altamont had a population of 1,045 people (which is 7.63% of the total population of Grundy County). This makes Altamont the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Altamont represents 0.02% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 231st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,045 people, the population of Altamont decreased 8.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,136 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, South Dakota, 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.

  • Smyrna [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
    • Smyrna [Warren County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Altamont
    • Estimated population in 2014: 45,274 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smyrna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
  • McMinnville [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMinnville
    • McMinnville [Warren County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Altamont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,769 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMinnville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McMinnville<6>
  • Manchester [Coffee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester [Coffee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Altamont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,038 people
    • Former name for Manchester:
    • Mitchellsville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
  • Sewanee [Franklin County]
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    • Sewanee [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Altamont
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,311 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sewanee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sewanee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sewanee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cartwright [Sequatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cartwright
      • Cartwright [Sequatchie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartwright
    • Gruetli [Grundy County]
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      • Gruetli [Grundy County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,775 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gruetli have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gruetli
    • Gruetli-Laager [Grundy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gruetli-Laager
      • Gruetli-Laager [Grundy County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gruetli-Laager have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gruetli-Laager
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gruetli-Laager<6>
    • Tracy City [Grundy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tracy City
      • Tracy City [Grundy County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tracy City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tracy City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tracy City<6>
    • Monteagle [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monteagle
      • Monteagle [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,234 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monteagle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monteagle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monteagle<6>
    • Ruthledge Ford [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruthledge Ford
      • Ruthledge Ford [Coffee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Altamont
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruthledge Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruthledge Ford

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Altamont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Altamont.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Grundy County

About Tennessee

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 Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Grundy, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altamont.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altamont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Altamont. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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: 35.4325, Longitude: -85.7439       In this case, the coordinates for Altamont 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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