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Alta
Buena Vista County, Iowa

ZipCodes
51002

Motto
A Nice Place to Call Home



Page Contents for Alta, Iowa

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Alta is approximately 1,820 1990, 1883 2010.
The approximate number of families is 761 1990, 759 2010.
The amount of land area in Alta is 2.649 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Alta to Washington DC is 1036 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 117 miles. (as the crow flies)
Alta is positioned 42.67 degrees north of the equator and 95.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in northwest Iowa about two hours from Des Moines, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska. Here is a location page for Alta.
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History & History Related Items

Alta was named for the daughter of a railroad engineer. It was incorporated in 1878. Here is a history page for Alta.
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Attractions

This page lists things to See and do in the area.
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Alta City Government

Alta, Iowa Website
223 Main Street
Alta, Iowa 51002
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Alta Schools

Alta Community School
101 W. 5th Street
Alta, IA 51002
Phone: 712-200-1010

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