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Town of Alto, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Alto ...

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

The location of Alto has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Alto has a population of 1,064 people<2> (see below for details).

Alto is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Alto: (920) and (274)<4>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 1,103 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alto had an population of 1,064 people. This is an increase of 1.82% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alto ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alto and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2018
Beaver Dam   [Map]   3,925   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beaver Dam   [Map]   16,355   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   4,119   E   18 miles [29 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   42,959   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fox Lake   [Map]   2,702   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Horicon   [Map]   3,595   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Alto. 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 Alto. 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 Alto.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alto.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Alto) 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 Alto. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alto have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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