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Welcome to Mountain View ...

The city of Mountain View is located in Santa Clara County.

A typical abbreviation for Mountain View: Mountain Vw.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Mountain View has a population of 81,438 people<1> (see below for details).

Mountain View was incorporated November 7, 1902.

The community of Mountain View is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Mountain View lies within the (650) area code.

The ZIP codes for Mountain View: 94035, 94039-94043<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mountain View had a population of 74,066 people. This makes Mountain View the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Mountain View represents 0.2% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 107th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 74,066 people, the population of Mountain View increased 4.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 70,708 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Mountain View had an population of 81,438 people. This is an increase of 9.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.18% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mountain View.

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 drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Campbell   [Map]   41,544   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fremont   [Map]   234,962   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Milpitas   [Map]   78,106   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Newark   [Map]   47,531   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Redwood City   [Map]   86,685   NW   10 miles [16.1 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 Santa Clara County, we know of another 5 California communities named Mountain View. Those communities are located in the following counties: Contra Costa, Kern, Los Angeles, San Bernardino and San Diego 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. Our list includes 13 papers.

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

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mountain View, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mountain View.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Mountain View). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mountain View or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Mountain View includes: 94035, 94039, 94040, 94041, 94042 & 94043.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from 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, 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 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: 37.3857, Longitude: -122.0839     [Map].

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