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Altamonte Springs is a suburban city in Seminole County in the State of Florida, which had a population of 41,496 at the 2010 census. Located in Seminole County, the city is in the northern suburbs of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area, which the United States Census Bureau estimated had a population of 2,054,574 in 2008.Dr. Washington Kilmer of Cincinnati was the first to settle into the area around 1870 and named the area Altamont (minus the "e" from the present spelling). In 1882, the Altamonte Land, Hotel and Navigation Company gave the area its present name: Altamonte Springs. The company developed the core community along Altamonte Avenue (today's SR 436) between Maitland and Longwood Avenues (today's Ronald Reagan Boulevard) On November 11, 1920, the residents of Altamonte Springs voted 38 to 7 in favor or incorporation. The name Altamonte is Spanish meaning "high hill".GeographyAltamonte Springs is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.4 mi2 . 8.9 mi2 of it is land and 0.6 mi2 of it is water.GovernmentAltamonte Springs has a City Manager, City Commissioner form of government, consisting of four commission districts and the Mayor serving City-wide.Our United States trip itinerary planning app combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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