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Welcome to Altamont ...

The town of Altamont is located in Duchesne County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Altamont has a population of 246 people<1> (see below for details).

Altamont is 6,380 feet [1,945 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Altamont is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Altamont lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Altamont is within the (435) area code.

The ZIP code for Altamont: 84001<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Altamont had a population of 225 people. This makes Altamont the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 225 people, the population of Altamont increased 26.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 178 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Altamont had an population of 246 people. This is an increase of 9.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 38.2% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Altamont ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2018
Arcadia   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ballard   [Map]   1,046   E   18 miles [29 km]
Bennett   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Duchesne   [Map]   1,770   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hayden   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mountain Home   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 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:

Websites for Altamont ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Duchesne County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Duchesne County:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<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 Altamont). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Altamont 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 '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- 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 for your convenience: 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: 40.3593, Longitude: -110.2878     [Map].

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