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Welcome to Plain View ...
We aren't confident of the location of Plain View, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Plain View, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
A typical abbreviation for Plain View: Plain Vw.
Plain View is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Plain View lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Plain View: (804)
The ZIP code for Plain View: 23156<4>
Communities Also Named Plain View ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Virginia communities named Plain View: This one is located in King and Queen County and the other is located in Powhatan County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 6 communities that are also named Plain View - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa and North Carolina (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Plain View.
Communities near Plain View ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Plain View.
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 Plain View. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Plain View.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Plain 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 Plain View.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plain View. See our Newspapers Page for Plain View.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plain View ...
Looking for more information about Plain 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 Plain View, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Plain View.
Adding Plain View to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Plain View in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Plain View was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Plain View in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Plain View.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plain View. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023