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Welcome to Alto ...

The town of Alto is located in Cherokee County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alto has a population of 1,230 people<2> (see below for details).

Alto is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alto is located in the (936) area code.

The ZIP code for Alto: 75925<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alto had a population of 1,225 people. This makes Alto the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,225 people, the population of Alto increased 2.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,190 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alto had an population of 1,230 people. This is an increase of 0.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.36% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alto ...

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 Alto and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cushing   [Map]   612   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Douglass   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Forest   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gallatin   [Map]   435   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
New Birmingham - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Alto - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota (2), Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alto.

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 Alto. 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 Alto. 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 Alto.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alto:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alto ...

Looking for more information about Alto? 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 Alto, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alto.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cherokee County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alto. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Alto.

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

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Alto). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alto or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Alto) 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 Alto. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alto

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6510, Longitude: -95.0710     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alto have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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