Alto, Georgia Information

Alto is a city located in both Banks County and Habersham County. The 2010 census estimated there to be a total of 1,172 residents living in the city limits. As of 2016, there is an estimated 1,164 residents.

The current Mayor of Alto is Audrey Turner and the Mayor Pro-Tem is Carolyn Cabe.

Contact Mayor Turner:

Email: aturner@townofaltoga.org

As of December 2017, there are a total of 27 registered sex offenders living in Alto, GA. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 43 to 1.

Alto, Georgia Police Station Information

The crime rate in Alto, GA is considered to be relatively low. In fact, Alto’s crime rate is higher than only 10% of other US cities. In 2016, the violent crime rate in Alto was 42.9 total crimes per 100,000 people, as compared to the national US average, which was 216 per 100,000 people.

Overall, the crime rate in Alto has continued to decrease year after year. In 2016, per 100,000 people, there were only 86 assaults, 86 burglaries, and 343 thefts.

Alto had approximately three full-time police officers working in 2016, which averages out to .86 police officers per 1,000 residents. The city is rated an A+ for crime and safety. The most prevalent crime that occurs in the city is theft.

The Chief of Police at the Alto Police Department is Josh Ivey.

Alto Police Department Address:

4086 Gainesville Hwy.
Alto, GA 30510

Phone Number: (706) 778-8028

The Alto Police Department utilizes both the Habersham County Detention Center, which is run by the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office and the Banks County Jail, which is run by the Banks County Sheriff.

The Banks County Jail was built in 2004 and is home to 60 local and state inmates. The Bank’s County Jail can be reached at (706) 677-2248

The Habersham County Detention Center is located near the foothill area of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is approximately 279 square miles. Both male and female inmates are housed here. The Habersham County Detention Center can be reached at (706) 839-0500.

Alto Police Department Additional Information

Address 1: 4086 Gainesville Hwy.
City: Alto
State: GA
Zip Code: 30510
County: Banks & Habersham Counties
Phone #: (706) 778-8028
Fax #: (706) 778-6908

Additional Information:

Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 1100
Number of Officers: 3

Alto Police Department:

Alto, Georgia City Website:

Banks County Sheriff’s Department:

Habersham County Sheriff’s Department:

Open Records Request in Alto, Georgia

The current Alto Public Works Supervisor is Gary Kimbral. The position of Public Works Supervisor is an important position within the city. This individual is responsible for the infrastructure of the city to include building places such as schools, roads, bridges, and more.

Contact Alto Public Works Supervisor:

Email: altocityhall@windstream.net

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Alto, Georgia

Since the city of Alto is located in two counties, both counties are responsible for the issuance and maintenance of all warrants. To get into contact with the Banks County Sheriff, call (706) 677-2248. To get into contact with the Habersham County Sheriff, call (706) 839-0500.

The Habersham County Sheriff also maintains a list of the most wanted individuals in the county, which would include any wanted residents in Alto, GA.

View the most wanted list from Habersham County Sheriff’s Department:

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