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Welcome to Mountain View ...

The location of Mountain View has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Mountain View: Mountain Vw.

Mountain View is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Mountain View lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mountain View is located in the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Mountain View ...

While we believe that this Mountain View is located in , we know of another 10 Virginia communities named Mountain View. Those communities are located in the following : Giles, King George, Montgomery, Pulaski, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Salem City, Stafford, Warren and Washington County.

Beyond Virginia, 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), 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, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Mountain View ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mountain View.

  • Salem (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Mountain View and is located in Salem City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,340 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<4>
  • Vinton (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
    • Vinton lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of Mountain View and is located in Roanoke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,128 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<4>
  • Rocky Mount (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
    • Rocky Mount lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Mountain View and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,712 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<4>
  • Troutville (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troutville
    • Troutville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Mountain View and is located in Botetourt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutville<4>
  • Fincastle (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fincastle
    • Fincastle lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Mountain View and is located in Botetourt County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fincastle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fincastle<4>
  • Boones Mill (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boones Mill
    • Boones Mill lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Mountain View and is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 233 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boones Mill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<4>
  • New Castle (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
    • New Castle lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain View and is located in Craig County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<4>
  • Hanging Rock (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanging Rock
    • Hanging Rock lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain View and is located in Roanoke County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanging Rock
  • Hollins (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollins
    • Hollins lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Mountain View and is located in Roanoke County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollins have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollins<4>
  • Montgomery Village (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery Village
    • Montgomery Village lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Mountain View and is located in Roanoke County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery Village

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 View. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mountain View.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mountain View.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mountain View. See our Newspapers 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 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 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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The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain View - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 37.2690, Longitude: -79.9639       In this case, the coordinates for Mountain View have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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