Altamont, North Carolina

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Altamont
Unincorporated community
Altamont is located in North Carolina
Altamont
Altamont
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°59′27″N 81°56′39″W / 35.99083°N 81.94417°W / 35.99083; -81.94417Coordinates: 35°59′27″N 81°56′39″W / 35.99083°N 81.94417°W / 35.99083; -81.94417
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Avery County
Elevation 3,268 ft (996 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28657
Area code(s) 828
GNIS feature ID 1018807[1]

Altamont is an unincorporated community in Avery County, North Carolina, United States. The community is located along US 221/NC 194 (Linville Falls Highway), between the town of Crossnore and the community of Linville Falls. Altamont translates to "High Mountain."

The Ray Wiseman House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[2]

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