Altonah, Utah

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Altonah, Utah
Unincorporated community
Altonah is located in Utah
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]

Altonah (also Altona) is an unincorporated community in central Duchesne County, Utah, United States.[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]

The community is located on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation along local roads north of State Route 87, north of the city of Duchesne, the county seat of Duchesne County.[3] It is situated at the southern base of the Uinta Mountains[4] and has an elevation of 6,673 feet (2,034 m).[1] Although Altonah is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84002.[5]

Altonah was originally settled in 1906, under the name of Alexander. It was renamed in 1912.[4]

See also[edit]

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External links[edit]

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