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There are small, quiet towns, and then there is Alta. Located 30 miles northeast of the city of Auburn, Alta is a close-knit village with a population of 610 situated along the historic First Transcontinental Railroad. For many struggling addicts, getting away from the hustle and bustle of daily life is a key part of the recovery process. If you're looking for a serene and meditative environment in which to seek help for addiction, Alta is the sort of off-the-radar community where you'll find peace and solace.

Getting There: Airport Details

Despite its out-of-the-way location, getting to Alta isn't difficult. The nearest major airport is Sacramento International Airport. It is 69 miles from the center of Alta, and has both domestic and international flight. Reno-Tahoe International Airport is another option for visitors to Alta. It offers domestic fights and is 77 miles away. Finally, Stockton Metropolitan Airport offers domestic flights and is located 112 miles from Alta.

Weather in Alta

The average temperature in Alta is 55 degrees, which is lower than the California average of 61. In the summer, the average temperature hovers in the 80s and low 90s. Highs in the winter are in the low to mid 50s. The lows in winter rarely dip below the mid 30s. The average annual precipitation in Alta is 56.39 inches, which is well above the California average of 22.9.

Lodging in Alta

Whether you are visiting a friend or family member or looking for temporary lodging after your recovery program, Alta has a small number of hotels and motels to choose from. Best Western is located 4.3 miles from Alta, while Holiday Inn Express and Hotel Pasiano are located 4.3 and 7.9 miles away, respectively. College Inn, Edgewater Inn, and King's Inn are located less than 20 miles away from the center of Alta as well.

Rehab Options

Progress House Inc./Placer is located at 34248 East Towle Road, Alta, CA. The facility provides comprehensive substance abuse treatment services. It specializes in addiction treatment for women and has residential beds for clients' children. The facility provides both residential short-term inpatient treatment (30 days or less) as well as long-term inpatient treatment (60, 90,120 days). The types of addiction care provided include holistic rehabilitation and alternative treatment. All in all, Progress House has eleven separate sites located in the Central Valley of California. Services and amenities include the following:

  • Garden Valley Women and Children's Residential Facility
  • Alta Women's and Children's Residential Facility
  • Counseling Center
  • Transitional Living
  • Woodland Women and Children's Residential Facility


If you enjoy the comfort of small towns and are considering relocating to Alta after recovery, finding stable employment will be an integral part of your long term success. Alta has an unemployment rate of 7.8%, which is below the California average of 9.3%. In other words, you should have no problem finding a job. According to City Data, the following are the most common industries in Alta:

  • Construction
  • Retail Trade
  • Educational Services
  • Utilities
  • Accommodation and food service
  • Progress House Inc/Placer
    • Addiction treatment for women
    • Residential beds for clients' children
    • ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired
    • Residential short-term inpatient treatment (30 days or less)
    • Residential long-term inpatient treatment (60, 90, 120 days)
    • Holistic rehabilitation treatment, alternative treatment

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