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Altha

Calhoun County

Year Founded: 1946

History

The post office at Altha was established in 1901 and the postmaster, Lula M. Richards, chose the name. Mrs. Richards studied a postal guide containing 5,000 names and chose Altha because there was only one other office with that name and it was far away.

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