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Welcome to Altonah ...

Altonah is located in Duchesne County.

Altonah was originally named Alexander.

Altonah is 6,670 feet [2,033 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Altonah is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Altonah: (435)

Communities near Altonah ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Altonah and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirDistance
Arcadia   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ballard   [Map]   1,040   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bluebell   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Duchesne   [Map]   1,779   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hayden   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mountain Home   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Altonah ...

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

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

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 Altonah. 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 Altonah. 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 Altonah.

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

Websites for Altonah ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.duchesne.net/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altonah ...

Looking for more information about Altonah? 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.

Looking for more information about Altonah? 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 Altonah, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Altonah.

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About Duchesne County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Duchesne County: www.duchesnegov.net/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altonah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Altonah) 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 Altonah. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Altonah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altonah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4014, Longitude: -110.2940     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altonah.

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