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Welcome to Tahoe Vista ...

Tahoe Vista is located in Placer County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Tahoe Vista, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1911.

A typical abbreviation for Tahoe Vista: Tahoe Vis.

Tahoe Vista is 6,230 feet [1,899 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Tahoe Vista is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Tahoe Vista is within the (530) area code.

The ZIP code for Tahoe Vista: 96148<3>

Communities near Tahoe Vista ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tahoe Vista.

  • Carson City
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Truckee
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Dollar Point
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dollar Point have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dollar Point
    • Dollar Point is located in Placer County
  • Lake Forest
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Forest
    • Lake Forest is located in Placer County
  • Incline Village
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • Tyrolian Village
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrolian Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyrolian Village
    • Tyrolian Village is located in Washoe County (NV)
  • Polaris
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polaris have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polaris
    • Polaris is located in Nevada County
  • Tahoe City
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Bronco
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bronco have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronco
    • Bronco is located in Nevada County
  • Floriston
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)

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 Tahoe Vista. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tahoe Vista.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tahoe Vista ...

Looking for more information about Tahoe 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Tahoe Vista, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tahoe Vista.

Adding Tahoe Vista to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tahoe Vista in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Tahoe Vista was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Tahoe Vista post office opened in 1911.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Tahoe Vista.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tahoe Vista. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Placer County: www.placer.ca.gov/

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 Placer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tahoe Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Tahoe Vista). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tahoe Vista or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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