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Alta Vista, Alabama
(Tuscaloosa County)

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Welcome to Alta Vista ...

Alta Vista is located in Tuscaloosa County<1>.

The location of Alta Vista has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alta Vista is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alta Vista lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alta Vista is located in the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Alta Vista ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Alta Vista: This one is located in Tuscaloosa County and the other is located in Lee County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 27 communities that are also named Alta Vista - they are located in California (3), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, Ontario, Saskatchewan, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah (2) and Washington (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alta Vista.

Communities near Alta Vista ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alta Vista.

  • Northport [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northport
    • Northport [Tuscaloosa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population in 2018: 25,799 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northport<5>
  • Moundville [Hale County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moundville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundville
    • Moundville [Hale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,456 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundville<5>
  • Brookwood [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookwood
    • Brookwood [Tuscaloosa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,857 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookwood<5>
  • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaling
    • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coaling
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vance [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vance
      • Vance [Tuscaloosa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vance<5>
    • Coker [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coker
      • Coker [Tuscaloosa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population in 2018: 965 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coker<5>
    • Cottondale [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottondale
      • Cottondale [Tuscaloosa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottondale<5>
    • Wood Village [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood Village
      • Wood Village [Tuscaloosa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wood Village
    • Peterson [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peterson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peterson
      • Peterson [Tuscaloosa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterson
    • Lake Front Village [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Front Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Front Village
      • Lake Front Village [Tuscaloosa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Front Village

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alta Vista. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alta Vista.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alta Vista. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alta Vista.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alta Vista. See our Newspapers Page for Alta Vista.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alta Vista ...

Looking for more information about Alta Vista? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alta Vista, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alta Vista.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tuscaloosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alta Vista. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Tuscaloosa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alta Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alta Vista) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta Vista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1935, Longitude: -87.5286       In this case, the coordinates for Alta Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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