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Alta Heights, Utah
(Davis County)

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The location of Alta Heights

Welcome to Alta Heights ...

Alta Heights is located in Davis County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Alta Heights: Alta Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Alta Heights is 4,370 feet [1,332 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Alta Heights is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Alta Heights lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Alta Heights: (801) and (385)<3>

Communities near Alta Heights ...

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 Heights and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Clearfield   [Map]   31,363   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Holladay   [Map]   30,709   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kaysville   [Map]   31,776   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Layton   [Map]   76,691   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Millcreek   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Murray   [Map]   49,295   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alta Heights.

Communities Also Named Alta Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Alta Heights: This one is located in Davis County and the other is located in Salt Lake County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alta Heights.

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 Heights. 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 Heights. 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 Heights.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alta Heights ...

Looking for more information about Alta Heights? 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 Heights? 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 Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alta Heights.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alta Heights. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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The official website for State of Utah:

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

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<3>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).

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<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 Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9047, Longitude: -111.8708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alta Heights 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 Heights.

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