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Welcome to Alto ...

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>

Alto is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Alto: (920) & (274)<3>

Communities near Alto ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alto and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2018<5>
Population
DirDistance
Beaver Dam   [Map]   3,925   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Beaver Dam   [Map]   16,355   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   4,119   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fond du Lac   [Map]   42,959   E   18 miles [29 km]
Fox Lake   [Map]   2,702   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Horicon   [Map]   3,595   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Alto - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia 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:

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of 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>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>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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<3>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Alto) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6767, Longitude: -88.7951     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alto have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>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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