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Welcome to Alta Vista ...

Alta Vista is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

Alta Vista is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alta Vista: (301) & (240)<4>

Websites for Alta Vista ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.montgomerycountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Alta Vista, the following might be of interest:

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, Kansas, 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.

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Alta Vista
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexandria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexandria
    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population for 2018: 160,530 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaithersburg
    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population for 2018: 68,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaithersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population for 2018: 68,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bowie [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowie
      • Bowie [Prince George's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 58,682 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowie
    • College Park [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Park
      • College Park [Prince George's County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 32,196 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Park
    • Laurel [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
      • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 25,723 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel
    • Fairfax [Fairfax City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfax
      • Fairfax [Fairfax City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 24,574 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax
    • Herndon [Fairfax County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herndon
      • Herndon [Fairfax County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 24,545 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herndon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herndon
    • Greenbelt [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbelt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbelt
      • Greenbelt [Prince George's County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 23,280 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbelt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbelt

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 ...

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About Montgomery County

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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 Montgomery County: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Montgomery, 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>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<5>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 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: 39.0090, Longitude: -77.1086       In this case, the coordinates for Alta Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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