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The location of Alta Vista Terrace









Welcome to Alta Vista Terrace ...

Alta Vista Terrace is located in Montgomery County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Alta Vista Terrace: Alta Vista Ter. (or less commonly used: Alta Vista Terr.)

Alta Vista Terrace is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alta Vista Terrace: (301) & (240)<3>

Communities near Alta Vista Terrace ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alta Vista Terrace and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
College Park   [Map]   32,303   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gaithersburg   [Map]   68,710   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Greenbelt   [Map]   23,489   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hyattsville   [Map]   18,333   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Laurel   [Map]   25,906   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rockville   [Map]   68,401   N   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alta Vista Terrace.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alta Vista Terrace. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alta Vista Terrace. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alta Vista Terrace.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alta Vista Terrace:

Websites for Alta Vista Terrace ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.montgomerycountychamber.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alta Vista Terrace ...

Looking for more information about Alta Vista Terrace? 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.

Looking for more information about Alta Vista Terrace? 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 Terrace, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alta Vista Terrace.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Maryland

About Montgomery County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alta Vista Terrace - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alta Vista Terrace) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta Vista Terrace. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0054, Longitude: -77.1205     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alta Vista Terrace have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alta Vista Terrace.

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