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Welcome to Alta Vista ...

Alta Vista is located in McMinn County<1>.

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

Alta Vista is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Alta Vista (for example, toward Dunlap), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Alta Vista: (423)

Communities Also Named Alta Vista ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Alta Vista: This one is located in McMinn County and the other is located in Hamilton County.

Beyond Tennessee, 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, South Carolina (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.

  • Sweetwater [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
    • Sweetwater [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,868 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sweetwater<5>
  • Madisonville [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madisonville
    • Madisonville [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,927 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<5>
  • Etowah [McMinn County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etowah
    • Etowah [McMinn County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,482 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<5>
  • Surprise [Meigs County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surprise
    • Surprise [Meigs County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,799 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surprise
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Decatur [Meigs County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
      • Decatur [Meigs County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,647 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<5>
    • Englewood [McMinn County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
      • Englewood [McMinn County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,524 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Englewood<5>
    • Lakewood Village [Rhea County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood Village
      • Lakewood Village [Rhea County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alta Vista
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 990 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood Village
    • Tellico Plains [Monroe County]
    • Niota [McMinn County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niota
      • Niota [McMinn County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population in 2018: 726 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niota<5>
    • Philadelphia [Loudon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphia
      • Philadelphia [Loudon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population in 2018: 710 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<5>

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 McMinn 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 McMinn County: www.mcminncounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including McMinn, 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' (or 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) 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: 35.4640, Longitude: -84.6160       In this case, the coordinates for Alta Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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