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Welcome to Alta ...
So far, we have found very little information about Alta. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Alta to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alta, please Contact Us.
The location of Alta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Alta is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Alta was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alta would have been located in the (619) area code.
Communities Also Named Alta ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Alta: This one is located in San Diego County and the other is located in Placer County.
Beyond California, there are 21 communities that are also named Alta - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Montana (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), Tennessee, Utah (2), West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alta.
Communities near Alta ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alta.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alta.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alta. 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.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alta. See our Newspapers Page for Alta.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for San Diego County: www.sdcounty.ca.gov/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 05 Jul 2020