Alta is located close to Storm Lake and many people who work in Storm Lake live in Alta. Alta shares a school system with the community of Aurelia (town just west of Alta on Hwy 7), the Alta-Aurelia Warriors. The schools are a wonderful place young people can get a good education and grow into contributing members of society.
Alta has an active downtown and several unique eateries including the Buffalo Ridge Cafe. The city also has a swimming pool, excellent baseball and softball fields, and a wood castle that was built by all volunteers. Located on the east side of town is a 9 hole golf course for those who enjoy a little gold, there is also another 18 hole course located in Lake Creek. The town has a very active community center, and community theatre. Alta also has the county fair grounds and the annual fair is a great time along with the Buena Vista Raceway that is open all summer. Just a short drive north and south of town and you will see many wind turbines that generate power for many households.
Alta is located approximately 6 miles from Storm Lake, IA; approximately 1 hour from Sioux City, IA to the west and approximately 1 hour to the east is Fort Dodge, IA; and approximately 2½ hours from Omaha, NE; Sioux Falls, SD; and Des Moines, IA.
Call Weaver Realtors 712-291-0118 we show all properties listed for sale in the Alta area.