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Mountain View, Nevada

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Welcome to Mountain View ...

So far, we have found very little information about Mountain View. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Mountain View to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Mountain View, please Contact Us.

Mountain View would have been located within present day Mineral County.

A typical abbreviation for Mountain View: Mountain Vw.

Mountain View was founded in 1908.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mountain View is 5,840 feet [1,780 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Mountain View is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Mountain View was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Mountain View once stood is in the (775) area code.

Communities near Mountain View ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Mountain View and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Copper Run - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Davis Station - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Fort Churchill - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Island City - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Salt Wells   [Map]   ---   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Schurz   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Mountain View ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nevada communities named Mountain View: This one is located in Mineral County and the other is located in Nye County.

Beyond Nevada, there are 74 communities that are also named Mountain View - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Alberta, Arizona (2), Arkansas, California (6), Colorado (4), Georgia (2), Hawaii, Idaho, Maryland (2), Missouri (2), Montana (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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Mountain View no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nevada

About Mineral County

About Nevada

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain View. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9766, Longitude: -118.9396     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mountain View have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mountain View.