Alto is an unincorporated town in Harrison Township, Howard County, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Kokomo, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. Alto (along with nearby subdivision/town, Holiday Park) was annexed into the city of Kokomo January 1, 2012.
John Worth Kern, prominent leader in the U. S. Senate during the Wilson Administration, was born in Alto on December 20, 1849.
Alto was almost completely destroyed by an F4 tornado on the evening of April 11, 1965. Despite years of rebuilding, the population of Alto has never risen to the levels of nearby towns.
Alto is located at 40°26′24″N 86°09′56″W / 40.44000°N 86.16556°W, at the intersection of Alto Road (250 South) and Dixon Road (200 West) southwest of the city of Kokomo in Harrison Township.
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