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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.

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Alta 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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Alta history:

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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