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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) and (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.

  • Marietta [Cobb County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marietta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
    • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population for 2018: 60,806 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta
  • 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
    • Estimated population for 2018: 56,706 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna
  • East Point [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Point
    • East Point [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population for 2018: 34,849 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Point
  • Union City [Fulton County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Union City
    • Union City [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population for 2018: 21,873 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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
      • Estimated population for 2018: 15,882 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairburn
    • Villa Rica [Carroll County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Villa Rica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • 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
      • Estimated population for 2018: 15,541 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villa Rica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Villa Rica
    • Powder Springs [Cobb County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Powder Springs
      • Powder Springs [Cobb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 15,378 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powder Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powder Springs
    • College Park [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Park
      • College Park [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 15,212 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Park
    • Dallas [Paulding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
      • Dallas [Paulding County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 13,607 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas
    • Austell [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Austell
      • Austell [Cobb County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 7,213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Austell

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 ...

The Communities of 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' 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).






















 

 

 

 

 


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