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Welcome to Alta Vista (aka 'Alta Vista Colonia') ...

Alta Vista is located in Frio County<1>.

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

The community of Alta Vista has also been called Alta Vista Colonia.

Alta Vista is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alta Vista lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alta Vista is located in the (830) area code.

Communities Also Named Alta Vista ...

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

Beyond Texas, 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), Tennessee (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.

  • Dilley [Frio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dilley
    • Dilley [Frio County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Alta Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,489 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dilley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dilley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dilley<5>
  • Derby [Frio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derby
    • Derby [Frio County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Alta Vista
    • Derby has also been known as:
    • Derby Colonia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derby
  • Moore [Frio County]
  • Divot [Frio County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Divot
    • Divot [Frio County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Alta Vista
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Frio Town [Frio County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frio Town
      • Frio Town [Frio County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Alta Vista
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frio Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hilltop [Frio County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilltop
      • Hilltop [Frio County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Alta Vista
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hilltop have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hilltop has also been known as:
      • Hilltop Colonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilltop
    • Yancey [Medina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yancey
      • Yancey [Medina County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Alta Vista
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yancey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yancey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yancey<5>
    • Bigfoot [Frio County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bigfoot
      • Bigfoot [Frio County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Vista
      • Bigfoot has also been known as:
      • Big Foot Colonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bigfoot
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bigfoot<5>
    • Devine [Medina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Devine
      • Devine [Medina County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,829 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Devine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Devine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Devine<5>
    • Kyote [Atascosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kyote
      • Kyote [Atascosa County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Vista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kyote

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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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 State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Frio, 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: 28.8991, Longitude: -99.1064       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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