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Welcome to Alto ...

The town of Alto is located in Cherokee County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Alto has a population of 1,228 people<1> (see below for details).

Alto is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.

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<3>

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 (which had a count of 1,190 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Alto had an population of 1,228 people. This is an increase of 0.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.19% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alto ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alto and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bluff City - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cushing   [Map]   613   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Douglass   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Forest   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gallatin   [Map]   420   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alto. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alto, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alto.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alto. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Alto. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alto) 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 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 that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alto.