A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
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.
Alta would have been located within present day San Diego County.
The location of Alta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Alta is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: The area where Alta was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Alta still existed, it would have been in the (619) area code.
Communities near Alta ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alta and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alta.
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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alta:
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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: 14 Jan 2019