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Welcome to Altamont ...

Altamont is located in Uinta County<1>.

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

Altamont is 7,220 feet [2,201 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Altamont is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Altamont lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Altamont lies within the (307) area code.

Communities Also Named Altamont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Altamont - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Altamont ...

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

  • Evanston [Uinta County]
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    • Evanston [Uinta County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Altamont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,570 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evanston<5>
  • Bear River [Uinta County]
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    • Bear River [Uinta County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Altamont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 501 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear River
  • Piedmont [Uinta County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
    • Piedmont [Uinta County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Altamont
  • Almy [Uinta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almy
    • Almy [Uinta County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Altamont
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almy
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wahsatch [Summit County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wahsatch
      • Wahsatch [Summit County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Altamont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wahsatch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bridger [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridger
      • Bridger [Uinta County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Altamont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridger
    • Black's Fork [Summit County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black's Fork
      • Black's Fork [Summit County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Altamont
      • Black's Fork has also been known as:
      • Blacks Fork Commissary
    • Robertson [Uinta County]
    • Castle Rock [Summit County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Rock
      • Castle Rock [Summit County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Altamont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Fort Bridger [Uinta County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altamont ...

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

Adding Altamont to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Altamont 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 Altamont was

We also found Altamont

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wyoming

About Uinta County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Uinta County: www.uintacounty.com/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Uinta, 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 Altamont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Altamont) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altamont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1922, Longitude: -110.7896       In this case, the coordinates for Altamont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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