Altamont, Utah facts for kids
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|Named for||Altonah and Mount Emmons|
|• Total||0.21 sq mi (0.55 km2)|
|• Land||0.21 sq mi (0.55 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||6,388 ft (1,947 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,306.60/sq mi (504.58/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1425096|
The town was settled in the 1930s as a central location for a new area high school. The school was finished in 1935 and named Altamont, combining the names of the area villages of Altonah and Mt. Emmons. The community grew gradually, and petitioned to incorporate as a town in 1953. In 2012 the newest addition to the school was finished.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 225 people in 83 households in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 96% White, 2% Native American, and 1.3% from Hispanic or Latino.
The population was 46 percent male and 54 percent female. The population was 31.6 percent under the age of 18 and 12.9 percent 65 or over.
In Spanish: Altamont (Utah) para niños
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