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Welcome to Altamont ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Altamont has a population of 1,028 people<2> (see below for details).

Altamont was established in 1848.

The community of Altamont is 1,830 feet [558 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

The area code for Altamont: (931)

Population Details ...

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 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 (which had a count of 1,136 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Altamont had an population of 1,028 people. This is a decrease of 1.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.51% since the 2000 Census).

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.

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 Altamont. 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 Altamont. 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 Altamont.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Altamont ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Smyrna   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the North (N) of Altamont

Located in Warren County

McMinnville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Altamont

Located in Warren County

Manchester   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Altamont

Located in Coffee County

Sewanee   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Altamont

Located in Franklin County

Cartwright   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Altamont

Located in Sequatchie County

Gruetli   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Altamont

Gruetli-Laager   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Altamont

Tracy City   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Altamont

Monteagle   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Altamont

Located in Franklin County

Ruthledge Ford   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Altamont

Located in Coffee County

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

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The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altamont.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altamont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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