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Welcome to Alton ...
The town of Alton is located in Kane County.
When the people of Alton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Altonian<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alton has a population of 119 people<2> (see below for details).
Alton was established in 1865.
The town of Alton was named Graham before it was changed to Alton and going back to its beginning, it was originally named Roundy's Station.
The community of Alton is 7,080 feet [2,158 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alton is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Alton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Alton (for example, toward Fredonia (AZ)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.
The area code for Alton: (435)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alton had a population of 119 people. This makes Alton the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 119 people, the population of Alton decreased 11.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 134 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alton had an population of 119 people (or a decrease of 11.19% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alton.
Communities near Alton ...
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 Alton and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alton.
Communities Also Named Alton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Alton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas (2), Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alton:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alton ...
Looking for more information about Alton? 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 Alton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alton.
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019