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Welcome to Alta (aka 'Alta City') ...
The town of Alta is located in Salt Lake County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alta has a population of 385 people<1> (see below for details).
Alta was settled in 1865 and was incorporated in 1970.
The community of Alta is 9,180 feet [2,798 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Alta is about 1¾ mile [or ~2¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Alta lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Alta: (801) & (385)<3>
The ZIP code for Alta: 84092<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alta had a population of 383 people. This makes Alta the county's 16th most populous community.
The population of Alta represents 0.01% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 195th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 383 people, the population of Alta increased 3.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 370 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alta had an population of 385 people. This is an increase of 0.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.05% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alta.
Communities near Alta ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alta and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alta.
Communities Also Named Alta ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Alta: This one is located in Salt Lake County and the other is located in Wasatch County.
Beyond Utah, there are 21 communities that are also named Alta - they are located in Alabama, California (2), Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Montana (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), Tennessee, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alta.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alta:
Websites for Alta ...
Official Website: www.townofalta.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alta ...
Looking for more information about Alta? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alta.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alta: www.townofalta.com/
The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019