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Alto is a town in Habersham County, in the Cornelia metro area. (The community straddles Habersham and Banks counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community name derives from Italian term for "high," for its elevation

The latitude of Alto is 34.467N. The longitude is -83.573W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,398 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 893.


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Median household income
Local
$30,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Alto demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Longview Station
· Roul
· Lulah
Filming location for:
· 1992 movie, "My Cousin Vinny"
Municipal address:
PO Box 215
Alto, GA 30510

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Alto residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alto ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alto was $11,434, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Alto residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Alto, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $785.


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Habersham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alto political report.

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The average commute time for Alto workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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