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Welcome to Alto ...

The Town of Alto is located in Fond du Lac County<1>.

The location of Alto has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Alto has a population of 1,071 people<3> (see below for details).

Alto is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Alto lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Alto: (920) and (274)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alto had an population of 1,071 people. This is an increase of 2.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Alto had a population of 1,045 people. This makes Alto the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Alto represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 841st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,045 people, the population of Alto decreased 5.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,103 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alto.

Communities near Alto ...

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

  • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Alto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,263 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
  • Beaver Dam [Dodge County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Dam
    • Beaver Dam [Dodge County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Alto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Dam
  • Waupun [Dodge County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waupun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waupun
    • Waupun [Dodge County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Alto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,199 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waupun
  • Ripon [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripon
    • Ripon [Fond du Lac County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Alto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,841 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Fond du Lac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Fond du Lac
      • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Alto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,081 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Fond du Lac
    • Mayville [Dodge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayville
      • Mayville [Dodge County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Alto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,890 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayville
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fond du Lac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
      • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Alto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
    • Beaver Dam [Dodge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Dam
      • Beaver Dam [Dodge County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Alto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,942 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Dam
    • Horicon [Dodge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horicon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horicon
      • Horicon [Dodge County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Alto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,645 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horicon
    • Fox Lake [Dodge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Lake
      • Fox Lake [Dodge County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Alto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Lake

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alto. 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 Alto.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Fond du Lac County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fond du Lac County: www.co.fond-du-lac.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Fond du Lac, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alto.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alto) 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 Alto. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alto

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6742, Longitude: -88.8198       In this case, the coordinates for Alto have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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