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Welcome to Mountain View ...

Mountain View is located in Contra Costa County.

A typical abbreviation for Mountain View: Mountain Vw.

Mountain View is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Mountain View lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Mountain View ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alameda   [Map]   79,177   S   18 miles [29 km]
Antioch   [Map]   111,674   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Berkeley   [Map]   122,324   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Concord   [Map]   129,783   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   116,266   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oakland   [Map]   425,195   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Mountain View.

Communities Also Named Mountain View ...

While we believe that this Mountain View is located in Contra Costa County, we know of another 5 California communities named Mountain View. Those communities are located in the following counties: Kern, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Diego and Santa Clara County.

Beyond California, there are 74 communities that are also named Mountain View - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Alberta, Arizona (2), Arkansas, Colorado (4), Georgia (2), Hawaii, Idaho, Maryland (2), Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York (2), North Carolina (7), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (11), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wyoming (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mountain View.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mountain View. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mountain View. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mountain View.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mountain View:

Websites for Mountain View ...

Official Website:   www.ci.mtnview.ca.us/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.chambermv.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain View ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mountain View: www.ci.mtnview.ca.us/

The official website for Contra Costa County: www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain View - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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: 38.0088, Longitude: -122.1175     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mountain View have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mountain View.

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