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Alton is a town in Belknap County, in the Laconia metro area.
The latitude of Alton is 43.452N. The longitude is -71.218W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 502 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,502.
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9% of Alton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alton was $25,940, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Alton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Alton include Monument Square Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Alton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $515. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $992.
Libraries in Alton include Gilman Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Alton include Granite State News
Belknap County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alton political report.
The average commute time for Alton workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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