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Altus, Utah

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Welcome to Altus ...

So far, we have found very little information about Altus. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Altus to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Altus, please Contact Us.

Altus would have been located within present day Summit County.

Altus was settled in 1900.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Altus is 6,890 feet [2,100 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Altus is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Altus was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Altus would have been located in the (435) area code.

Communities near Altus ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Altus and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Bountiful   [Map]   44,107   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cottonwood Heights   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Holladay   [Map]   30,709   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Midvale   [Map]   33,208   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Millcreek   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Murray   [Map]   49,295   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Altus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Altus - they are located in Arkansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Wyoming.

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

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 Altus. 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 Altus. 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 Altus.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Altus, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Altus) 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 Altus. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Altus

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7527, Longitude: -111.6183     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altus.

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