Altoga, Texas

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Altoga, Texas
Unincorporated community
Altoga, Texas is located in Texas
Altoga, Texas
Altoga, Texas
Location within the state of Texas
Altoga, Texas is located in the US
Altoga, Texas
Altoga, Texas
Altoga, Texas (the US)
Coordinates: 33°14′59″N 96°29′22″W / 33.24972°N 96.48944°W / 33.24972; -96.48944Coordinates: 33°14′59″N 96°29′22″W / 33.24972°N 96.48944°W / 33.24972; -96.48944
Country United States
State Texas
County Collin
Elevation 554 ft (169 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 214, 469, & 972
GNIS feature ID 1372286[1]

Altoga is an unincorporated community in Collin County, in the U.S. state of Texas.[1]

History[edit]

Altoga had a post office from 1889 until the 1930s.[2] The name is derived from "all together", a favorite saying of the founder.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Altoga, Texas
  2. ^ Altoga from the Handbook of Texas Online
  3. ^ Tarpley, Fred (5 July 2010). 1001 Texas Place Names. University of Texas Press. p. 8. ISBN 978-0-292-78693-6.