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Welcome to Alta Vista ...

The city of Alta Vista is located in Wabaunsee County.

The location of Alta Vista has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Alta Vista has a population of 422 people<2> (see below for details).

Alta Vista is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alta Vista lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Alta Vista: (785)

The ZIP code for Alta Vista: 66834<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alta Vista had an population of 422 people. This is a decrease of 4.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alta Vista had a population of 444 people (which is 6.3% of the total population of Wabaunsee County). This makes Alta Vista the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Alta Vista represents 0.02% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 311st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 444 people, the population of Alta Vista has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 442 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alta Vista.

Communities Also Named Alta Vista ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Alta Vista - they are located in Alabama (2), California (3), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Georgia (2), Iowa, 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.

  • Council Grove [Morris County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Council Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Council Grove
    • Council Grove [Morris County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Alta Vista
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Council Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Council Grove
  • Alma [Wabaunsee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
    • Alma [Wabaunsee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast of Alta Vista
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma
  • White City [Morris County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White City
    • White City [Morris County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Alta Vista
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White City
  • Dwight [Morris County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dwight have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dwight
    • Dwight [Morris County] lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Alta Vista
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dwight
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McFarland [Wabaunsee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McFarland have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McFarland
      • McFarland [Wabaunsee County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McFarland
    • Wilsey [Morris County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilsey have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsey
      • Wilsey [Morris County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsey
    • Parkerville [Morris County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkerville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkerville
      • Parkerville [Morris County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkerville
    • Bushong [Lyon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bushong have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bushong
      • Bushong [Lyon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bushong
    • Downing [Morris County] (Historic)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downing have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downing
      • Downing [Morris County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest of Alta Vista
    • Kelso [Morris County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelso have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelso
      • Kelso [Morris County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelso

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. Our list includes 4 papers. 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Kansas

About Wabaunsee County

About Kansas

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 State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alta Vista.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alta Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Alta Vista). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alta Vista or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alta Vista. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alta Vista

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta Vista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8630, Longitude: -96.4890       In this case, the coordinates for Alta Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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