Community

Statistics:

  • The population of Altoona is approximately 6,673.
  • The amount of land area in Altoona is 10.594 sq. kilometers.
  • The amount of surface water is 0.547 sq kilometers:
  • Altoona is positioned 44.80 degrees north of the equator and 91.44 degrees west of the prime meridian

 

History:

When the St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railway chose a site a a new terminal in 1880, they settled on a spot that is now present-day Altoona. After only a year, the depot was finished. The new town of Altoona grew around the railroad.

 

Links:

City of Altoona Web Site
Altoona School District
Eau Claire County Web Site
Eau Claire County Map
WEAU-TV 13 (NBC)
WQOW-TV 18 (ABC)
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram