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Welcome to Altoga ...

Altoga is located

Altoga is located in Collin County<1>.

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

Altoga is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Altoga ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Altoga - it's located in Indiana.

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

Communities near Altoga ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Altoga.

  • McKinney [Collin County]
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    • McKinney [Collin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Altoga
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 208,272 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKinney<5>
  • Allen [Collin County]
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    • Allen [Collin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Altoga
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 109,379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allen<5>
  • Wylie [Collin County]
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    • Wylie [Collin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Altoga
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,467 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wylie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wylie<5>
  • Prosper [Collin County]
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    • Prosper [Collin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Altoga
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prosper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prosper<5>
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    • Sachse [Dallas County]
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      • Sachse [Dallas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Altoga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,964 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sachse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sachse<5>
    • Murphy [Collin County]
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      • Murphy [Collin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Altoga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,844 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murphy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murphy<5>
    • Celina [Collin County]
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      • Celina [Collin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Altoga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,114 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Celina<5>
    • Anna [Collin County]
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      • Anna [Collin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Altoga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,945 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anna<5>
    • Princeton [Collin County]
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      • Princeton [Collin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Altoga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,699 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<5>
    • Melissa [Collin County]
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      • Melissa [Collin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Altoga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,793 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melissa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Melissa<5>

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 Altoga. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Altoga.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Altoga. 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 Altoga.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Altoga. See our Newspapers Page for Altoga.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altoga ...

Looking for more information about Altoga? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Altoga, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Altoga.

Adding Altoga to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Altoga in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Altoga was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Altoga on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Altoga on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About Collin County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Collin County: www.co.collin.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Collin, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altoga - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Altoga) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altoga. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2498, Longitude: -96.4894       In this case, the coordinates for Altoga have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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