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Alta Vista, Missouri

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The location of Alta Vista

Welcome to Alta Vista ...

So far, we have found very little information about Alta Vista. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Alta Vista to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alta Vista, please Contact Us.

Alta Vista would have been located within present day Daviess County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Alta Vista is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Alta Vista was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Alta Vista once stood is in the (660) area code.

Communities near Alta Vista ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<5>
Cameron   [Map]   9,761   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clarksdale   [Map]   261   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gallatin   [Map]   1,763   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   1,708   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kidder   [Map]   311   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
King City   [Map]   1,003   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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, Kansas, Maryland, 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.

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. 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. 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.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Alta Vista, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alta Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 39.9092, Longitude: -94.2052     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alta Vista 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.

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