RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Alta Hill, California

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other CA
Communities

















Welcome to Alta Hill ...

Alta Hill is located in Nevada County<1>.

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

Alta Hill is 2,640 feet [805 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alta Hill is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Alta Hill lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Alta Hill: (530)

Communities near Alta Hill ...

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

  • Nevada City [Nevada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nevada City
    • Nevada City [Nevada County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,148 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nevada City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nevada City<5>
  • Colfax [Placer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colfax
    • Colfax [Placer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Alta Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,002 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colfax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<5>
  • Alta Sierra [Nevada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alta Sierra
    • Alta Sierra [Nevada County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Alta Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alta Sierra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alta Sierra
  • Lake Wildwood [Nevada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Wildwood
    • Lake Wildwood [Nevada County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Alta Hill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Wildwood
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Penn Valley [Nevada County]
    • Birchville [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birchville
      • Birchville [Nevada County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Alta Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birchville
    • Blue Tent [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Tent
      • Blue Tent [Nevada County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Tent
    • Bridgeport [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
      • Bridgeport [Nevada County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Alta Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Chicago Park [Nevada County]
    • North San Juan [Nevada County]

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 Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alta Hill.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alta Hill. 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 Hill.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alta Hill ...

Looking for more information about Alta Hill? 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 Hill, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alta Hill.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

About Nevada County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Nevada County: www.new.mynevadacounty.com/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Nevada, 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 Hill - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alta Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2299, Longitude: -121.0766       In this case, the coordinates for Alta Hill 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 11 May 2021