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Welcome to Mountain View ...

Mountain View is located in Rockbridge County<1>.

The location of Mountain View has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mountain View: Mountain Vw.

Mountain View is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mountain View lies within the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Mountain View ...

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

  • Lexington (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
    • Lexington lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Mountain View and is located in Lexington City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,279 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
  • Buena Vista (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buena Vista
    • Buena Vista lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Mountain View and is located in Buena Vista City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buena Vista<5>
  • Glasgow (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
    • Glasgow lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Mountain View and is located in Rockbridge County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,107 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<5>
  • Goshen (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
    • Goshen lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Mountain View and is located in Rockbridge County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<5>
  • East Lexington (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Lexington
    • East Lexington lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Mountain View and is located in Rockbridge County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Lexington
  • Alto (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alto
    • Alto lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Mountain View and is located in Amherst County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alto
  • Buffalo Forge (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Forge
    • Buffalo Forge lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Mountain View and is located in Rockbridge County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Forge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Forge
  • Fairfield (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
    • Fairfield lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Mountain View and is located in Rockbridge County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
  • Marlbrook (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlbrook
    • Marlbrook lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Mountain View and is located in Rockbridge County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlbrook
  • Forks of Buffalo (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forks of Buffalo
    • Forks of Buffalo lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Mountain View and is located in Amherst County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forks of Buffalo

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.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Mountain View

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Rockbridge County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Rockbridge County: www.co.rockbridge.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Rockbridge, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain View - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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: 37.7785, Longitude: -79.3536       In this case, the coordinates for Mountain View have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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