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Alta Vista, Washington
(Lewis County)

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Welcome to Alta Vista ...

Alta Vista is located in Lewis County<1>.

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

Alta Vista is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alta Vista lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alta Vista lies within the (360) area code.

Communities Also Named Alta Vista ...

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

Beyond Washington, 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), Texas (2) and Utah (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.

  • Morton [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morton
    • Morton [Lewis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alta Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<5>
  • Mossyrock [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mossyrock
    • Mossyrock [Lewis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Alta Vista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mossyrock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mossyrock<5>
  • Cinebar [Lewis County]
  • Glenoma [Lewis County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...

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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Lewis, 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 '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: 46.4996, Longitude: -122.3723       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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