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(Greenville County)

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Welcome to Alta Vista ...

Alta Vista is located in Greenville County<1>.

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

Alta Vista is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alta Vista lies within the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Alta Vista ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Alta Vista: This one is located in Greenville County and the other is located in Richland County.

Beyond South Carolina, 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, Missouri, New Mexico, Ontario, Saskatchewan, 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.

  • Greer [Greenville County]
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    • Greer [Greenville County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population for 2018: 32,102 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer
  • Mauldin [Greenville County]
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    • Mauldin [Greenville County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population for 2018: 25,193 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mauldin
  • Simpsonville [Greenville County]
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    • Simpsonville [Greenville County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population for 2018: 23,037 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simpsonville
  • Easley [Pickens County]
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    • Easley [Pickens County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population for 2018: 21,240 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easley
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fountain Inn [Greenville County]
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      • Fountain Inn [Greenville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 10,019 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Inn
    • Travelers Rest [Greenville County]
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      • Travelers Rest [Greenville County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,253 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Travelers Rest
    • Williamston [Anderson County]
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      • Williamston [Anderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,216 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston
    • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,615 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman
    • Duncan [Spartanburg County]
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      • Duncan [Spartanburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,525 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan
    • Pickens [Pickens County]
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      • Pickens [Pickens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,164 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Greenville County

About South Carolina

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 Greenville County: www.greenvillecounty.org/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Greenville, 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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: 34.8340, Longitude: -82.3893       In this case, the coordinates for Alta Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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