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Welcome to Alta Sierra Ranches ...

Alta Sierra Ranches is located in Nevada County<1>.

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

Alta Sierra Ranches is 1,880 feet [573 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alta Sierra Ranches is located in the (530) area code.

Communities near Alta Sierra Ranches ...

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

  • Auburn [Placer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn [Placer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Alta Sierra Ranches
    • Estimated population in 2018: 14,103 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
  • Grass Valley [Nevada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grass Valley
    • Grass Valley [Nevada County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Alta Sierra Ranches
    • Estimated population in 2018: 12,914 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grass Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grass Valley<5>
  • Nevada City [Nevada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nevada City
    • Nevada City [Nevada County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Alta Sierra Ranches
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,142 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Alta Sierra Ranches
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colfax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chicago Park [Nevada County]
    • Chicago Park [Placer County] - Historic
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Chicago Park. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chicago Park
      • Chicago Park [Placer County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Alta Sierra Ranches
    • Lake of the Pines [Nevada County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake of the Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake of the Pines
      • Lake of the Pines [Nevada County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Alta Sierra Ranches
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake of the Pines
    • Weimar [Placer County]
    • Cedar Ridge [Nevada County]
    • Applegate [Placer 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 Sierra Ranches. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alta Sierra Ranches.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alta Sierra Ranches ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of California

About Nevada County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alta Sierra Ranches. 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 Sierra Ranches - 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 from Point A (ie- Alta Sierra Ranches) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta Sierra Ranches. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1043, Longitude: -121.0247       In this case, the coordinates for Alta Sierra Ranches 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.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






















 

 

 

 

 


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