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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Mountain View.

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How Far From Mountain View to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Mountain View to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Mountain View to:

  • Edmonton [Map], which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 304 miles [489.2 km] to the North (N). If you could drive a straight line from Mountain View to Edmonton, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 18 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 12 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON [Map]) is 1,774 miles [2,855 km] to the East (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 70 days and walking would take 101 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,522 miles [10,496.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,290 miles [11,732.1 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,343 miles [8,598.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Mountain View ...

We have found 72 communities that share the name Mountain View.

While the name Mountain View is unique within Alberta, we know of another 72 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Located Beyond Alberta

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Alabama

Blount County

Our profile page for Mountain View, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,741 miles [2,801.9 km] to the East Southeast

Marshall County

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Distance: About 1,724 miles [2,774.5 km] to the East Southeast

Alaska

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Distance: About 1,623 miles [2,612 km] to the Northwest

Arizona

Cochise County

Our profile page for Mountain View, Cochise County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Cochise County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Pima County

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Distance: About 1,192 miles [1,918.3 km] to the South

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Arkansas

Stone County

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Distance: About 1,418 miles [2,282 km] to the East Southeast

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California

Contra Costa County

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Distance: About 877 miles [1,411.4 km] to the South Southwest

Kern County

Our profile page for Mountain View, Kern County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Kern County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Mountain View, Los Angeles County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Los Angeles County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

San Bernardino County

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Distance: About 1,028 miles [1,654.4 km] to the South Southwest

San Diego County

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Distance: About 1,149 miles [1,849.1 km] to the South

Santa Clara County

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Distance: About 915 miles [1,472.5 km] to the South Southwest

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Colorado

El Paso County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in El Paso County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Jefferson County

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Distance: About 770 miles [1,239.2 km] to the Southeast

Larimer County

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Distance: About 719 miles [1,157.1 km] to the Southeast

Montrose County

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Distance: About 789 miles [1,269.8 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Clayton County

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Distance: About 1,834 miles [2,951.5 km] to the East Southeast

Walker County

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Distance: About 1,735 miles [2,792.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Hawaii

Hawaii County

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Distance: About 3,063 miles [4,929.4 km] to the West Southwest

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Idaho

Ada County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ada County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Maryland

Carroll County

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Distance: About 1,903 miles [3,062.6 km] to the East

Frederick County

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Distance: About 1,885 miles [3,033.6 km] to the East

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Missouri

Benton County

Our profile page for Mountain View, Benton County
This community is historic.<8>
Although located in Benton County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Howell County

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Distance: About 1,378 miles [2,217.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Montana

Lake County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 105 miles [169 km] to the South Southwest

Stillwater County

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Distance: About 311 miles [500.5 km] to the Southeast

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Nevada

Mineral County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 749 miles [1,205.4 km] to the South Southwest

Nye County

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This community is historic.
Although located in Nye County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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New Brunswick

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Distance: About 2,124 miles [3,418.2 km] to the East Northeast

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New Jersey

Passaic County

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Distance: About 1,976 miles [3,180.1 km] to the East

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New Mexico

Chaves County

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Distance: About 1,185 miles [1,907.1 km] to the South Southeast

Luna County

Our profile page for Mountain View, Luna County
This community is historic.
Although located in Luna County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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New York

Franklin County

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Distance: About 1,864 miles [2,999.8 km] to the East

Rensselaer County

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Distance: About 1,945 miles [3,130.2 km] to the East

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North Carolina

Buncombe County

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Distance: About 1,827 miles [2,940.3 km] to the East Southeast

Catawba County

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Distance: About 1,867 miles [3,004.6 km] to the East Southeast

Gaston County

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Distance: About 1,890 miles [3,041.7 km] to the East Southeast

Orange County

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Distance: About 1,949 miles [3,136.6 km] to the East Southeast

Stokes County

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Distance: About 1,885 miles [3,033.6 km] to the East Southeast

Transylvania County

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Distance: About 1,829 miles [2,943.5 km] to the East Southeast

Warren County

Our profile page for Mountain View, Warren County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Warren County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Ohio

Lake County

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Distance: About 1,630 miles [2,623.2 km] to the East

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Oklahoma

Kiowa County

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Distance: About 1,227 miles [1,974.7 km] to the Southeast

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Ontario

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Distance: About 1,736 miles [2,793.8 km] to the East

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Oregon

Jackson County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the Southwest

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Pennsylvania

Dauphin County

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Distance: About 1,884 miles [3,032 km] to the East

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Quebec

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the .

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South Carolina

Spartanburg County

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Distance: About 1,869 miles [3,007.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Tennessee

Coffee County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Coffee County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Rhea County

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Distance: About 1,720 miles [2,768.1 km] to the East Southeast

Scott County

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Distance: About 1,698 miles [2,732.7 km] to the East Southeast

Sullivan County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Sullivan County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Texas

El Paso County

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Distance: About 1,249 miles [2,010.1 km] to the South Southeast

Hill County

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Distance: About 1,452 miles [2,336.8 km] to the Southeast

Travis County

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Although located in Travis County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Utah

Davis County

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Distance: About 563 miles [906.1 km] to the South

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Virginia

Giles County

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Distance: About 1,829 miles [2,943.5 km] to the East Southeast

King George County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in King George County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 1,839 miles [2,959.6 km] to the East Southeast

Pulaski County

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Distance: About 1,839 miles [2,959.6 km] to the East Southeast

Roanoke City

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Distance: About 1,860 miles [2,993.4 km] to the East Southeast

Roanoke County

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Distance: About 1,858 miles [2,990.2 km] to the East Southeast

Rockbridge County

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Distance: About 1,866 miles [3,003 km] to the East Southeast

Salem City

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Distance: About 1,855 miles [2,985.3 km] to the East Southeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Mountain View, Stafford County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Stafford County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

Warren County

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Distance: About 1,874 miles [3,015.9 km] to the East

Washington County

Our profile page for Mountain View, Washington County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Washington County, we don't know the location of this community within the .

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Washington

Asotin County

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Distance: About 275 miles [442.6 km] to the Southwest

Whatcom County

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Distance: About 411 miles [661.4 km] to the West

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West Virginia

Preston County

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Distance: About 1,783 miles [2,869.5 km] to the East

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Wyoming

Natrona County

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Distance: About 554 miles [891.6 km] to the Southeast

Uinta County

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Distance: About 565 miles [909.3 km] to the South Southeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Mountain View. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mountain View) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mountain View. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mountain View

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain View. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.1342, Longitude: -113.5975     [Map].

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Mountain View to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 333.814 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 334.383 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 321.928 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Mountain View, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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