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The location of Alta Vista

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1890 Communities Near Alta Vista ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Alta Vista in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Alta Vista.

Alliance   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Alta Vista
 - Alliance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Auburn   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 1,440 people (with 63,118 people in 2016)
 - Auburn had a post office and railroad service
 
Beulah   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 118 people
 - Beulah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackman   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alta Vista
 - Blackman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyds   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Alta Vista
 - Boyds had railroad service and no post office
 
Camp Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 366 people (with 975 people in 2016)
 - Camp Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Chewacla   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Alta Vista
 - Chewacla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crawford   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Alta Vista
 - Crawford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cusseta   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 123 people in 2016)
 - Cusseta had a post office and railroad service
 
Gold Hill   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Gold Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Judson   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Alta Vista
 - Judson had a post office and no railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,968 people in 2016)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
Loachapoka   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 199 people in 2016)
 - Loachapoka had a post office and railroad service
 
Mary   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alta Vista
 - Mary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Alta Vista
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alta Vista
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Notasulga   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 332 people (with 850 people in 2016)
 - Notasulga had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Bowery   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Oak Bowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - opelika had a post office and railroad service
 
Osanippa   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Osanippa had a post office and no railroad service
 
River View   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alta Vista
 - River View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roxana   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Alta Vista
 - Roxana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salem   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 166 people
 - Salem had a post office and railroad service
 
Smith's Station   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 5,341 people in 2016)
 - Smith's Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Society Hill   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Society Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuckersburg   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Tuckersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Waverly   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alta Vista
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 148 people in 2016)
 - Waverly had a post office and railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Alta Vista, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Alta Vista. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alta Vista) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta Vista. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6549, Longitude: -85.3938     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alta Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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