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Altamont Village

Altamont Village Hall is located at 115 Main Street, Altamont NY 12009; phone: 518‑861‑8554.

Village of Altamont Photo

Beginnings [1]

Originally known as Knowersville, the Village of Altamont was incorporated in 1890. The Delaware and Hudson Railroad built a passenger station here in 1887. This station was the main impetus for creation of the village. The station, adjacent to the village green, is the focal point of the village center. The railroad discontinued passenger service along the line in 1964.

  1. Chester H. Liebs, New York State Historic Trust, Altamont Village Hall (Delaware and Hudson Railroad Passenger Station), nomination document, 1970, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C.
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