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Welcome to Altonah ...
We don't have a date for the establishment of Altonah.
In the past, Altonah was named Queen CityGoing back to its beginning, Altonah was originally named Alexander. For more information about the names of Altonah, see The Names of Altonah on our Genealogy Page.
Altonah is 6,670 feet [2,033 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude 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 telephone area code for Altonah: (435)
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.
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.
Adding Altonah to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Altonah 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 Altonah was on a map titled Road Map for Utah (from Shell Oil, 1950).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Altonah on our Genealogy Page.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022