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Welcome to Alta Mesa ...

Alta Mesa is located in Santa Clara County<1>.

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

Alta Mesa is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alta Mesa is located in the (650) area code.

Communities Also Named Alta Mesa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alta Mesa - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Alta Mesa ...

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

  • San Jose [Santa Clara County]
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    • San Jose [Santa Clara County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Alta Mesa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,021,795 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Jose
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Jose<5>
  • Fremont [Alameda County]
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    • Fremont [Alameda County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Mesa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 241,110 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<5>
  • Hayward [Alameda County]
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    • Hayward [Alameda County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Alta Mesa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 159,203 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayward
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayward<5>
  • Sunnyvale [Santa Clara County]
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    • Sunnyvale [Santa Clara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Alta Mesa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152,703 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyvale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunnyvale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Santa Clara [Santa Clara County]
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      • Santa Clara [Santa Clara County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Alta Mesa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 130,365 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Clara
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Clara<5>
    • San Mateo [San Mateo County]
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      • San Mateo [San Mateo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Alta Mesa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104,430 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Mateo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Mateo<5>
    • Redwood City [San Mateo County]
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      • Redwood City [San Mateo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Alta Mesa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85,925 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redwood City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redwood City<5>
    • Milpitas [Santa Clara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milpitas
      • Milpitas [Santa Clara County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Alta Mesa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,196 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milpitas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milpitas<5>
    • Union City [Alameda County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
      • Union City [Alameda County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Alta Mesa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 74,107 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<5>
    • Palo Alto [Santa Clara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palo Alto
      • Palo Alto [Santa Clara County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Alta Mesa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 65,364 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palo Alto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palo Alto<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alta Mesa ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Santa Clara County: www.sccgov.org/

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 Santa Clara, 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 Mesa - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alta Mesa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta Mesa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3988, Longitude: -122.1347       In this case, the coordinates for Alta Mesa 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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