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Welcome to Alta Vista ...

Alta Vista is located in Douglas County<1>.

The location of Alta Vista has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alta Vista is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alta Vista lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Alta Vista (for example, toward Fruithurst (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area Codes for Alta Vista: (470)<4>, (678) & (770)

Communities Also Named Alta Vista ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Alta Vista: This one is located in Douglas County and the other is located in Muscogee County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 27 communities that are also named Alta Vista - they are located in Alabama (2), California (3), Colorado (2), Florida (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.

  • South Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Alta Vista
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Marietta [Cobb County]
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    • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Alta Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,786 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<6>
  • Smyrna [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
    • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Alta Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<6>
  • East Point [Fulton County]
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    • East Point [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Alta Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,042 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Point<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw Acres
      • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw Acres
    • Pontevedra [Fulton County]
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      • Pontevedra [Fulton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontevedra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontevedra
    • Union City [Fulton County]
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      • Union City [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Alta Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,301 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<6>
    • Fairburn [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairburn
      • Fairburn [Fulton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Alta Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairburn<6>
    • Villa Rica [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villa Rica
      • Villa Rica [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Alta Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,795 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villa Rica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Villa Rica<6>
    • Powder Springs [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powder Springs
      • Powder Springs [Cobb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Alta Vista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,801 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powder Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powder Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powder Springs<6>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Douglas County

About Georgia

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 Douglas County: www.co.douglas.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Douglas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alta Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Alta Vista, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta Vista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7490, Longitude: -84.7388       In this case, the coordinates for Alta Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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