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Welcome to Altamont ...
The location of Altamont has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Altamont was established in 1848.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Altamont has a population of 1,069 people<3> (see below for details).
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 travel east from Altamont (for example, toward Flat Top), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Altamont: (931)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Altamont had an population of 1,069 people. This is an increase of 2.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.9% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Altamont had a population of 1,045 people (or 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 total 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 (with 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 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.
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.
Adding Altamont to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Altamont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Altamont was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Altamont on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Tennessee (1888).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Altamont.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Sep 2023