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Welcome to Altizer ...

Altizer is located in Calhoun County<1>.

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

Altizer is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Altizer lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Altizer: (304) & (681)<4>

Adding Altizer to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Altizer 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 Altizer was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Altizer on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Altizer on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Altizer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Altizer: This one is located in Calhoun County and the other is located in Cabell County.

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

Communities near Altizer ...

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

  • Spencer [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer [Roane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Altizer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<6>
  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Altizer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<6>
  • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
    • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Altizer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<6>
  • Reedy [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy
    • Reedy [Roane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Altizer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Orma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orma
      • Orma [Calhoun County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Altizer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orma
    • Stumptown [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stumptown
      • Stumptown [Gilmer County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Altizer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stumptown
    • Shock [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shock
      • Shock [Gilmer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Altizer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shock
    • Walnut [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut
      • Walnut [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Altizer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut
    • Roxalana [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxalana
      • Roxalana [Roane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Altizer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxalana
    • Stinson [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stinson
      • Stinson [Calhoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Altizer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stinson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altizer ...

Looking for more information about Altizer? 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 Altizer, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Altizer.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Calhoun, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Altizer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Altizer) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altizer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8273, Longitude: -81.1479       In this case, the coordinates for Altizer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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