Altonah, Utah

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Altonah
Unincorporated community
Altonah is located in Utah
Altonah
Altonah
Location within the state of Utah
Coordinates: 40°24′5″N 110°17′38″W / 40.40139°N 110.29389°W / 40.40139; -110.29389Coordinates: 40°24′5″N 110°17′38″W / 40.40139°N 110.29389°W / 40.40139; -110.29389
Country United States
State Utah
County Duchesne
Settled 1906
Elevation 6,673 ft (2,034 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 84002
GNIS feature ID 1425097[1]
Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 626
1930 528 −15.7%
1940 592 12.1%
1950 363 −38.7%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]

Altonah (also Altona) is an unincorporated community in central Duchesne County, Utah, United States, and on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation. It lies along local roads north of State Route 87, north of the city of Duchesne, the county seat of Duchesne County.[3] Its elevation is 6,673 feet (2,034 m).[1] Although Altonah is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84002.[4]

Altonah was originally settled in 1906, under the name of Alexander. It was renamed in 1912.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Altonah, Utah". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-04-12. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 103.
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press. p. 6. ISBN 0-87480-345-4.