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Alta Vista is an unincorporated community in Daviess and DeKalb counties, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

The community sits on a ridge above and east of Grindstone Creek. Missouri Route 6 passes through the location. Weatherby is two miles to the west along route 6.

History

Alto Vista was laid out in 1865, and named for its lofty elevation. A post office called Alta Vista was established in 1865, and remained in operation until 1905.

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