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Mountain Lake, Virginia
Welcome to Mountain Lake ...
A typical abbreviation for Mountain Lake: Mountain Lk.
Mountain Lake is 3,920 feet [1,195 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Mountain Lake is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Mountain Lake lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Mountain Lake is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.
Communities Also Named Mountain Lake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Mountain Lake: This one is located in Giles County and the other is located in Clarke County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 6 communities that are also named Mountain Lake - they are located in Florida, Minnesota, New Jersey, Ontario and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mountain Lake.
Communities near Mountain Lake ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mountain Lake.
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 Mountain Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mountain Lake.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mountain Lake. 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 Mountain Lake.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mountain Lake. See our Newspapers Page for Mountain Lake.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain Lake ...
Looking for more information about Mountain Lake? 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 Mountain Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mountain Lake.
Adding Mountain Lake to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mountain Lake in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mountain Lake was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Mountain Lake on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mountain Lake on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mountain Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022