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Alta Vista, Tennessee
(McMinn County)

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The location of Alta Vista

Welcome to Alta Vista ...

Alta Vista is located in McMinn County.

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

Alta Vista is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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).

Alta Vista is within the boundaries of the (423) 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 starting from Alta Vista and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Decatur   [Map]   1,633   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
East View   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Englewood   [Map]   1,519   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Etowah   [Map]   3,463   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lakewood Village   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Madisonville   [Map]   4,730   E   14 miles [22.5 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 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.

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:

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.

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About McMinn County

About Tennessee

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:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

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 - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alta Vista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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