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Welcome to Altman ...

Altman is located in Boone County<1>.

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

Altman is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Altman: (304) and (681)<4>

Adding Altman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Altman in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Altman was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Communities Also Named Altman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Altman - they are located in Colorado, Georgia (3) and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Altman ...

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

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Altman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,879 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<6>
  • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Charleston
    • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Altman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,036 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<6>
  • Saint Albans [Kanawha County]
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    • Saint Albans [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Altman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albans<6>
  • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
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    • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Altman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,951 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nitro [Kanawha County]
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      • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Altman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nitro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nitro<6>
    • Madison [Boone County]
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      • Madison [Boone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Altman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,616 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
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      • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Altman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,393 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
    • Marmet [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marmet
      • Marmet [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Altman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,351 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmet
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmet<6>
    • Belle [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle
      • Belle [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Altman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<6>
    • Chapmanville [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapmanville
      • Chapmanville [Logan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Altman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,078 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapmanville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapmanville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altman ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Altman. 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 Boone, 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 Altman - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Altman) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1645, Longitude: -81.8679       In this case, the coordinates for Altman 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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