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Alton
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Coordinates: 38°5′20″N 84°56′6″W / 38.08889°N 84.93500°W / 38.08889; -84.93500Coordinates: 38°5′20″N 84°56′6″W / 38.08889°N 84.93500°W / 38.08889; -84.93500
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Anderson
Elevation
840 ft (260 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 200
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 485900

Alton is an unincorporated community located in Anderson County, Kentucky, United States. Its post office is closed.

The community was originally known as Rough and Ready after the nickname of United States President Zachary Taylor. The town was incorporated under this name in 1850.

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