is on the upper benchlands of the south central slopes of the Uinta
Mountains. Three miles to the north is Altonah and four miles to the
east is Bluebell. Altamont received its name in 1936 through a contest
sponsored by the high school student body. The composite name submitted
by Clarence Snyder refers to Altonah and Mt. Emmons, a nearby peak.
John W. Van Cott