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Welcome to Mountainview ...

Mountainview is located in Fauquier County<1>.

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

Mountainview is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mountainview is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Mountainview ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Mountainview - they are located in Maine, New Hampshire and New Mexico.

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

Communities near Mountainview ...

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

  • Manassas (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manassas
    • Manassas lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Mountainview and is located in Manassas City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,869 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manassas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassas<5>
  • Fredericksburg (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredericksburg
    • Fredericksburg lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Mountainview and is located in Fredericksburg City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,492 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericksburg<5>
  • Manassas Park (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manassas Park
    • Manassas Park lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Mountainview and is located in Manassas Park City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,004 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manassas Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manassas Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassas Park<5>
  • Warrenton (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warrenton
    • Warrenton lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Mountainview and is located in Fauquier County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrenton<5>
  • Dumfries (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumfries
    • Dumfries lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Mountainview and is located in Prince William County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,106 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumfries
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dumfries<5>
  • Haymarket (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
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    • Haymarket lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Mountainview and is located in Prince William County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,687 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haymarket have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haymarket
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haymarket<5>
  • Remington (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Remington
    • Remington lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Mountainview and is located in Fauquier County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 661 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Remington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Remington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Remington<5>
  • Quantico (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quantico
    • Quantico lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Mountainview and is located in Prince William County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 558 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quantico have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quantico
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quantico<5>
  • Clifton (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
    • Clifton lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Mountainview and is located in Fairfax County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton<5>
  • Blackwell Town (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackwell Town
    • Blackwell Town lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Mountainview and is located in Fauquier County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackwell Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackwell Town

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mountainview. 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 Mountainview.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mountainview. See our Newspapers Page for Mountainview.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountainview ...

Looking for more information about Mountainview? 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 Mountainview, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mountainview.

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

The official website for Fauquier County: www.fauquiercounty.gov/

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 Fauquier, 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 Mountainview - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mountainview) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountainview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5665, Longitude: -77.6047       In this case, the coordinates for Mountainview 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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