Alton Utah Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Alton, Utah Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, Advertising
      		        KEY TO THE CITY - USA City Directory Top USA City Resource Guide 

Home

US Facts

Footsteps of
History

It Happened Here

Mottos, Slogans
and Nicknames

Noted Notables

Search


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For

Alton

Kane County,

Utah

Zip Code


The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.


What would you like to know about Alton

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

Alton Business Directory.




Zip Codes

84710

Return to Index

Statistics & Facts

The population of Alton is approximately 142 (2009), 119 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 49 (2000), 39 (2010).

The amount of land area in Alton is 0.975 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Alton is 0.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.008 sq kilometers.
The distance from Alton to Washington DC is 2014 miles. The distance to the Utah state capital is 236 miles. (as the crow flies)
Alton is positioned 37.43 degrees north of the equator and 112.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Alton elevation is 6,875 feet above sea level.
Alton per capita income is $9,269 (2009).
Alton median income is $42,322 (2009).

The Alton median home price is $174,999 (2009).

Alton miscellany.

Return to Index

Location

Alton location: in south-central Utah near Bryce Canyon National Park. Nearby communities include Glendale, Hatch, Orderville, Tropic, Cannonville, Panguitch, Brianhead and Henrieville.

Return to Index

Climate & Weather

The weather in Alton is seasonal with all four seasons represented. Average snow depth during the winter is two feet.
Alton average annual precipitation is 16.40 inches per year.
Alton average annual snowfall is 83.3 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 31.0 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 60.2 degrees F.
Return to Index

History & History Related Items

Alton history:

The Alton area was first settled in 1865 by Lorenzo W. Roundy. He called it Roundys Station. He had to abandon his little settlement when he began having trouble with the local Indians. Then it was known as Graham for Graham Duncan MacDonald who a bookkeeper for a nearby sawmill. The town itself was founded in 1907 when residents, including Jonathan Heaton, of Upper Kanab decided to begin a community here. The little town was surveyed and laid out in blocks with a center block set aside for the town square. The name was chosen by lot in 1912! People suggested names and those names were all put in a hat. One was drawn out and the town of Alton was named. The name is said to be from the Alton Fjord in Norway.

Try this history page for Alton.
The founding of Alton: 1907
The incorporation date of Alton: 1935

Return to Index


Contribute information free for this community or any other community in the USA

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Learn how to advertise on Key to the City

Choose a new community in the state of Utah

To go to a new state, choose the States page
To choose another state, go to the State page.
Return to the Top USA City Directory and US City Resource Guide - Key to the City

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! We'll leave the light on for you!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search