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Welcome to Altonah ...

Altonah is located in Duchesne County<1>.

Altonah was originally named Alexander.

Altonah is 6,670 feet [2,033 m] above sea level.<2> 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

Altonah lies within the (435) area code.

Websites for Altonah ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.duchesne.net/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Altonah, the following might be of interest:

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.

Communities near Altonah ...

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

  • Roosevelt [Duchesne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roosevelt
    • Roosevelt [Duchesne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Altonah
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,070 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roosevelt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roosevelt<4>
  • Duchesne [Duchesne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duchesne
    • Duchesne [Duchesne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Altonah
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,770 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duchesne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duchesne<4>
  • Ballard [Uintah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ballard
    • Ballard [Uintah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Altonah
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,046 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ballard
  • Myton [Duchesne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myton
    • Myton [Duchesne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Altonah
    • Estimated population in 2018: 614 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myton<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bluebell [Duchesne County]
    • Mountain Home [Duchesne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Home
      • Mountain Home [Duchesne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Altonah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Home
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Home<4>
    • Talmage [Duchesne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talmage have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talmage
      • Talmage [Duchesne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Altonah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talmage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talmage<4>
    • Arcadia [Duchesne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
      • Arcadia [Duchesne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Altonah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
    • Neola [Duchesne County]
    • Hayden [Uintah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayden
      • Hayden [Uintah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Altonah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayden

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Altonah.

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

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.

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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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Duchesne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altonah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, 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    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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