Altamont North Carolina
Formed from the words “alta” meaning high, and “mont” meaning mountain, Altamont was originally known as Grasslands. The post office was established as Trout in 1883, renamed Altamont in 1892, and discontinued in 1953.
Hardy, Michael. “A Few Avery County Place Names.” Avery Journal, https://www.averyjournal.com/avery/a-few-avery-county-place-names/article_fdeabb55-21dc-5180-a810-f1f85c9e30aa.html.
Altamont, North Carolina
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|Named For||“High Mountain”|