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Census Data for Alta ...

As far as we can tell, Alta has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Alta, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
  • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
  • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
  • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
  • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Spring
    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Alta
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Spring
  • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
  • Quinwood [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinwood
    • Quinwood [Greenbrier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Alta
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinwood
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    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Bridge
      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the west of Alta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
    • Union [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Alta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Hinton [Summers County]
    • Richwood [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richwood
      • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Alta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<2>
    • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
      • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Alta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<2>
    • Thurmond [Fayette County]
    • Covington [Covington City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covington
      • Covington [Covington City] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of Alta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Covington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<2>

Greenbrier County ...

Alta is located in Greenbrier County<4>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Greenbrier County.

Miscellaneous Information for Alta ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Greenbrier County or the community of Alta:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Alta:
    • GNIS ID for Alta: 1549562
    • GNIS ID for Greenbrier County: 1557518
    • GNIS ID for State of West Virginia: 1779805
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Alta is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Alta.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>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) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8696, Longitude: -80.5429       In this case, the coordinates for Alta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Greenbrier, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.




 

 

 

 

 


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