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Alta Vista, California
(Inyo County)

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The location of Alta Vista

Welcome to Alta Vista ...

Alta Vista is located in Inyo County.

Alta Vista is 4,580 feet [1,396 m] above sea level.<1> 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)<2>

Communities near Alta Vista ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Bishop   [Map]   3,760   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brockmans Corner   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mesa Camp   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Oteys Sierra Village - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Rocking K   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alta Vista.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alta Vista. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alta Vista.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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 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:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alta Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).

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<3>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 Vista) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alta Vista. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alta Vista.

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