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Welcome to Alta Vista ...

Alta Vista is located in Inyo County<1>.

Alta Vista is 4,580 feet [1,396 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Alta Vista is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for Alta Vista: (760) & (442)<3>

Communities Also Named Alta Vista ...

While we believe that this Alta Vista is located in Inyo County, we know of another 2 California communities named Alta Vista. Those communities are located in the following counties: Alameda and Tulare County.

Beyond California, there are 27 communities that are also named Alta Vista - they are located in Alabama (2), 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.

  • Bishop [Inyo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishop
    • Bishop [Inyo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,746 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bishop
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bishop<5>
  • Oteys Sierra Village [Inyo County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oteys Sierra Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oteys Sierra Village
    • Oteys Sierra Village [Inyo County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Alta Vista
  • Rocking K [Inyo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocking K
    • Rocking K [Inyo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Alta Vista
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocking K
  • Brockmans Corner [Inyo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockmans Corner
    • Brockmans Corner [Inyo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Alta Vista
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockmans Corner
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mesa Camp [Mono County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesa Camp
      • Mesa Camp [Mono County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesa Camp
    • Starlite Estates [Inyo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starlite Estates
      • Starlite Estates [Inyo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starlite Estates
    • West Bishop [Inyo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Bishop
      • West Bishop [Inyo County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Alta Vista
    • Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek [Inyo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek
      • Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek [Inyo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek
    • Scheelite [Inyo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scheelite
      • Scheelite [Inyo County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Alta Vista
    • Sunland [Inyo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunland
      • Sunland [Inyo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunland

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.

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About Inyo County

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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 Inyo County: www.inyocounty.us/

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 Inyo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alta Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).
<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 Vista) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alta Vista. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alta Vista

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta Vista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4128, Longitude: -118.5436    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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