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Welcome to Mountain View ...

Mountain View is located in Preston 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 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Mountain View is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Mountain View: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Mountain View ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Virginia (11), Washington (2) 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.

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
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    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Mountain View
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<6>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
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    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Mountain View
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<6>
  • Westover [Monongalia County]
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    • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Mountain View
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,173 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<6>
  • Granville [Monongalia County]
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    • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mountain View
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kingwood [Preston County]
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      • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Mountain View
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,057 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<6>
    • Star City [Monongalia County]
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      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mountain View
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • Oakland [Garrett County]
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      • Oakland [Garrett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Mountain View
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,815 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Terra Alta [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terra Alta
      • Terra Alta [Preston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Mountain View
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,500 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Alta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terra Alta<6>
    • Reedsville [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedsville
      • Reedsville [Preston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Mountain View
      • Estimated population in 2019: 604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reedsville<6>
    • Rowlesburg [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rowlesburg
      • Rowlesburg [Preston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Mountain View
      • Estimated population in 2019: 572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowlesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowlesburg<6>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Preston County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Preston, 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>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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: 39.4315, Longitude: -79.7609       In this case, the coordinates for Mountain View have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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