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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Mountain View, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Mountain View and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Mountain View:
    • 37.259850, -80.447830
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Mountain View
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Mountain View ...

We have found 72 communities that share the name Mountain View.

There are ten communities within Virginia that are also named Mountain View.

Beyond Virginia, we know of another 62 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 62 communities, 68 are located in the United States and six are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Virginia ...
    • Giles County
      • This Mountain View is located in Giles County and lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Giles County community of Mountain View.
    • King George County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Mountain View [King George County].
    • Pulaski County
      • This Mountain View is located in Pulaski County and lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pulaski County community of Mountain View.
    • Roanoke City
      • This Mountain View is located in Roanoke City and lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roanoke City community of Mountain View.
    • Roanoke County
      • This Mountain View is located in Roanoke County and lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roanoke County community of Mountain View.
    • Rockbridge County
      • This Mountain View is located in Rockbridge County and lies 69 miles [111 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rockbridge County community of Mountain View.
    • Salem City
      • This Mountain View is located in Salem City and lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Salem City community of Mountain View.
    • Stafford County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Mountain View [Stafford County].
    • Warren County
      • This Mountain View is located in Warren County and lies 168 miles [270.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Warren County community of Mountain View.
    • Washington County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Mountain View [Washington County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Blount County
      • This Mountain View is located in Blount County and lies 404 miles [650.2 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blount County community of Mountain View.
      • Marshall County
      • This Mountain View is located in Marshall County and lies 385 miles [619.6 km] to the west southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Mountain View.
    • Alaska
      • This Mountain View lies 3,332 miles [5,362.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • Alberta
      • This Mountain View lies 1,839 miles [2,959.6 km]<1> to the northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • Arizona
      • Cochise County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arizona community of Mountain View [Cochise County].
      • Pima County
      • This Mountain View is located in Pima County and lies 1,747 miles [2,811.5 km]<1> to the west of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pima County community of Mountain View.
    • Arkansas
      • Stone County
      • This Mountain View is located in Stone County and lies 653 miles [1,050.9 km]<1> to the west of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stone County community of Mountain View.
    • California
      • Contra Costa County
      • This Mountain View is located in Contra Costa County and lies 2,259 miles [3,635.5 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Contra Costa County community of Mountain View.
      • Kern County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Mountain View [Kern County].
      • Los Angeles County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Mountain View [Los Angeles County].
      • San Bernardino County
      • This Mountain View is located in San Bernardino County and lies 2,060 miles [3,315.2 km] to the west of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Bernardino County community of Mountain View.
      • San Diego County
      • This Mountain View is located in San Diego County and lies 2,084 miles [3,353.9 km] to the west of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Diego County community of Mountain View.
      • Santa Clara County
      • This Mountain View is located in Santa Clara County and lies 2,267 miles [3,648.4 km] to the west northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Santa Clara County community of Mountain View.
    • Colorado
      • El Paso County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Mountain View [El Paso County].
      • Jefferson County
      • This Mountain View is located in Jefferson County and lies 1,336 miles [2,150.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Mountain View.
      • Larimer County
      • This Mountain View is located in Larimer County and lies 1,341 miles [2,158.1 km] to the west northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Larimer County community of Mountain View.
      • Montrose County
      • This Mountain View is located in Montrose County and lies 1,525 miles [2,454.2 km] to the west northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montrose County community of Mountain View.
    • Georgia
      • Clayton County
      • This Mountain View is located in Clayton County and lies 333 miles [535.9 km]<1> to the southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clayton County community of Mountain View.
      • Walker County
      • This Mountain View is located in Walker County and lies 316 miles [508.6 km] to the west southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Walker County community of Mountain View.
    • Hawaii
      • This Mountain View lies 4,581 miles [7,372.4 km]<1> to the west of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • Idaho
      • Ada County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Mountain View [Ada County].
    • Maryland
      • Carroll County
      • This Mountain View is located in Carroll County and lies 243 miles [391.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carroll County community of Mountain View.
      • Frederick County
      • This Mountain View is located in Frederick County and lies 220 miles [354.1 km] to the northeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Frederick County community of Mountain View.
    • Missouri
      • Benton County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Benton County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Benton County community of Mountain View.
      • Howell County
      • This Mountain View is located in Howell County and lies 619 miles [996.2 km]<1> to the west of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Howell County community of Mountain View.
    • Montana
      • Lake County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Mountain View [Lake County].
      • Stillwater County
      • This Mountain View is located in Stillwater County and lies 1,616 miles [2,600.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stillwater County community of Mountain View.
    • Nevada
      • Mineral County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Mountain View [Mineral County].
      • Nye County
      • This community is historic and although located in Nye County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Nye County community of Mountain View.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Mountain View lies 918 miles [1,477.4 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • New Jersey
      • Passaic County
      • This Mountain View is located in Passaic County and lies 416 miles [669.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Passaic County community of Mountain View.
    • New Mexico
      • Chaves County
      • This Mountain View is located in Chaves County and lies 1,379 miles [2,219.3 km]<1> to the west of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chaves County community of Mountain View.
      • Luna County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Luna County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Luna County community of Mountain View.
    • New York
      • Franklin County
      • This Mountain View is located in Franklin County and lies 609 miles [980.1 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Mountain View.
      • Rensselaer County
      • This Mountain View is located in Rensselaer County and lies 519 miles [835.2 km] to the northeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rensselaer County community of Mountain View.
    • North Carolina
      • Buncombe County
      • This Mountain View is located in Buncombe County and lies 168 miles [270.4 km]<1> to the southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Buncombe County community of Mountain View.
      • Catawba County
      • This Mountain View is located in Catawba County and lies 120 miles [193.1 km] to the south southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Catawba County community of Mountain View.
      • Gaston County
      • This Mountain View is located in Gaston County and lies 146 miles [235 km] to the south southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gaston County community of Mountain View.
      • Orange County
      • This Mountain View is located in Orange County and lies 111 miles [178.6 km] to the southeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orange County community of Mountain View.
      • Stokes County
      • This Mountain View is located in Stokes County and lies 66 miles [106.2 km] to the south of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stokes County community of Mountain View.
      • Transylvania County
      • This Mountain View is located in Transylvania County and lies 187 miles [300.9 km] to the southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Transylvania County community of Mountain View.
      • Warren County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Mountain View [Warren County].
    • Ohio
      • Lake County
      • This Mountain View is located in Lake County and lies 310 miles [498.9 km]<1> to the north of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Mountain View.
    • Oklahoma
      • Kiowa County
      • This Mountain View is located in Kiowa County and lies 1,029 miles [1,656 km]<1> to the west of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kiowa County community of Mountain View.
    • Ontario
      • This Mountain View lies 497 miles [799.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • Oregon
      • Jackson County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Mountain View [Jackson County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Dauphin County
      • This Mountain View is located in Dauphin County and lies 289 miles [465.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dauphin County community of Mountain View.
    • Quebec
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Quebec community of Mountain View.
    • South Carolina
      • Spartanburg County
      • This Mountain View is located in Spartanburg County and lies 171 miles [275.2 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Spartanburg County community of Mountain View.
    • Tennessee
      • Coffee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Mountain View [Coffee County].
      • Rhea County
      • This Mountain View is located in Rhea County and lies 282 miles [453.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rhea County community of Mountain View.
      • Scott County
      • This Mountain View is located in Scott County and lies 236 miles [379.8 km] to the west southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scott County community of Mountain View.
      • Sullivan County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Mountain View [Sullivan County].
    • Texas
      • El Paso County
      • This Mountain View is located in El Paso County and lies 1,517 miles [2,441.4 km]<1> to the west of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the El Paso County community of Mountain View.
      • Hill County
      • This Mountain View is located in Hill County and lies 1,007 miles [1,620.6 km] to the west southwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hill County community of Mountain View.
      • Travis County
      • Although located in Travis County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Travis County community of Mountain View.
    • Utah
      • Davis County
      • This Mountain View is located in Davis County and lies 1,697 miles [2,731.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Davis County community of Mountain View.
    • Washington
      • Asotin County
      • This Mountain View is located in Asotin County and lies 1,977 miles [3,181.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Asotin County community of Mountain View.
      • Whatcom County
      • This Mountain View is located in Whatcom County and lies 2,241 miles [3,606.5 km] to the northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Whatcom County community of Mountain View.
    • West Virginia
      • Preston County
      • This Mountain View is located in Preston County and lies 154 miles [247.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Preston County community of Mountain View.
    • Wyoming
      • Natrona County
      • This Mountain View is located in Natrona County and lies 1,418 miles [2,282 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Natrona County community of Mountain View.
      • Uinta County
      • This Mountain View is located in Uinta County and lies 1,613 miles [2,595.9 km] to the west northwest of the Mountain View that is located in Montgomery County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Uinta County community of Mountain View.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mountain View ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Clover Valley (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clover Valley
    • Clover Valley lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clover Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clover Valley
  • Hunters Ridge (less than 2 miles to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunters Ridge
    • Hunters Ridge lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunters Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunters Ridge
  • Meadow Brook (less than 2 miles to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Brook
    • Meadow Brook lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Brook
  • Meadow Run (2 miles [3.2 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Run
    • Meadow Run lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Run have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Run
  • Mission Hills (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mission Hills
    • Mission Hills lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mission Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mission Hills
  • Murphy (2 miles [3.2 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
    • Murphy lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murphy have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
  • Orchard View (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard View
    • Orchard View lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard View have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard View
  • Patrick Henry Place (less than 2 miles to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patrick Henry Place
    • Patrick Henry Place lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patrick Henry Place have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patrick Henry Place
  • Pheasant Run (less than 2 miles to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pheasant Run
    • Pheasant Run lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pheasant Run have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pheasant Run
  • Pilgrims Pointe (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilgrims Pointe
    • Pilgrims Pointe lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilgrims Pointe have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilgrims Pointe
  • Silver Leaf (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Leaf
    • Silver Leaf lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Leaf have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Leaf
  • Stonegate (less than 2 miles to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonegate
    • Stonegate lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonegate have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonegate
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Sundance Ridge (less than 2 miles to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sundance Ridge
      • Sundance Ridge lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sundance Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sundance Ridge
    • Sundance Village (less than 2 miles to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sundance Village
      • Sundance Village lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sundance Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sundance Village
    • University Place (less than 2 miles to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Place
      • University Place lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Place have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • University Terrace (less than 2 miles to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Terrace
      • University Terrace lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Mountain View and is located in Montgomery County
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Terrace

How Far From Mountain View to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Mountain View to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Mountain View and extending to:

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    • Christiansburg, which is the Seat of Montgomery County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Mountain View to Christiansburg, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 166 miles [267.2 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 217 miles [349.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 13 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,113 miles [9,837.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,819 miles [10,974.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,696 miles [7,557.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain View. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2599, Longitude: -80.4478       In this case, the coordinates for Mountain View have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Mountain View could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Mountain View to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 309.972 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.565 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.715 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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