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Welcome to Altvan ...

Altvan is located in Laramie County<1>.

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

Altvan is 5,910 feet [1,801 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Altvan is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Altvan lies within the (307) area code.

Communities near Altvan ...

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

  • Cheyenne [Laramie County]
  • Burns [Laramie County]
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    • Burns [Laramie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Altvan
    • Estimated population in 2018: 309 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burns
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burns<5>
  • South Greeley [Laramie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Greeley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Greeley
    • South Greeley [Laramie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Altvan
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  • Ranchettes [Laramie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranchettes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ranchettes
    • Ranchettes [Laramie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Altvan
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    • Hillsdale [Laramie County]
    • Carr [Weld County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carr have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carr
      • Carr [Weld County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Altvan
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carr
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carr<5>
    • Carpenter [Laramie County]
    • Hereford [Weld County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hereford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hereford
      • Hereford [Weld County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Altvan
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hereford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hereford<5>
    • Egbert [Laramie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Egbert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egbert
      • Egbert [Laramie County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the east of Altvan
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egbert
    • Bulger [Larimer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bulger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bulger
      • Bulger [Larimer County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Altvan
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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 Altvan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Altvan.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Altvan ...

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

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About Laramie County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Laramie County: www.webgate.co.laramie.wy.us/

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 Laramie, 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 Altvan - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Altvan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altvan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1230, Longitude: -104.7000       In this case, the coordinates for Altvan 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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