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Welcome to Mission Valley ...

Mission Valley is located in Maricopa County<1>.

The location of Mission Valley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mission Valley: Mission Vly. (or less commonly used: Mission Vally. or Mission Vlly.)

Mission Valley is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Mission Valley lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Mission Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Mission Valley - they are located in and Texas (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mission Valley.

Communities near Mission Valley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mission Valley.

  • Phoenix [Maricopa County]
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    • Phoenix [Maricopa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Mission Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,680,992 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenix<5>
  • Mesa [Maricopa County]
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    • Mesa [Maricopa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Mission Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 518,012 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesa<5>
  • Chandler [Maricopa County]
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    • Chandler [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Mission Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 261,165 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chandler<5>
  • Scottsdale [Maricopa County]
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    • Scottsdale [Maricopa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Mission Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 258,069 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsdale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gilbert [Maricopa County]
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      • Gilbert [Maricopa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Mission Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 254,114 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<5>
    • Tempe [Maricopa County]
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      • Tempe [Maricopa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Mission Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 195,805 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tempe<5>
    • Queen Creek [Maricopa County]
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      • Queen Creek [Maricopa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Mission Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 50,890 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Queen Creek<5>
    • Apache Junction [Pinal County]
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      • Apache Junction [Pinal County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Mission Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 42,571 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apache Junction<5>
    • Fountain Hills [Maricopa County]
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      • Fountain Hills [Maricopa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Mission Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,200 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Hills<5>
    • Paradise Valley [Maricopa County]
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      • Paradise Valley [Maricopa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Mission Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,637 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paradise Valley<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mission Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mission Valley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mission Valley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mission Valley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mission Valley. See our Newspapers Page for Mission Valley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mission Valley ...

Looking for more information about Mission Valley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Mission Valley, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mission Valley.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mission Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Maricopa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mission Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mission Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mission Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3525, Longitude: -111.8521       In this case, the coordinates for Mission Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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