|Elevation||6,673 ft (2,034 m)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||1425097|
|Source: U.S. Census Bureau|
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. It is situated at the southern base of the Uinta Mountains and has an elevation of 6,673 feet (2,034 m). Although Altonah is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 84002.
Altonah was originally settled in 1906, under the name of Alexander. It was renamed in 1912.
- "Altonah". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Census of Population and Housing". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 8 Feb 2006. Retrieved 4 Nov 2011.
- Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 103.
- Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names: A Comprehensive Guide to the Origins of Geographic Names: A Compilation. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. p. 6. ISBN 978-0-87480-345-7. OCLC 797284427. Retrieved 9 Feb 2018.
- Zip Code Lookup Archived 17 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
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