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The town of Mountain View is located in Uinta County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Mountain View, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1891.

A typical abbreviation for Mountain View: Mountain Vw.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mountain View has a population of 1,227 people<2> (see below for details).

Mountain View is 6,780 feet [2,067 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Mountain View is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Mountain View lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Mountain View: (307)

The ZIP code for Mountain View: 82939<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mountain View had an population of 1,227 people. This is a decrease of 4.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mountain View had a population of 1,286 people (or 6.09% of the total population of Uinta County). This makes Mountain View the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Mountain View represents 0.23% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,286 people, the population of Mountain View increased 11.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,153 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mountain View.

Communities Also Named Mountain View ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Wyoming communities named Mountain View: This one is located in Uinta County and the other is located in Natrona County.

Beyond Wyoming, 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 West Virginia.

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.

  • Lyman
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Fort Bridger
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Robertson
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Carter
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carter
    • Carter is located in Uinta County
  • Bridger
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridger have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridger
    • Bridger is located in Uinta County
  • Piedmont ‑ Historic
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
    • Piedmont is located in Uinta County
  • Lonetree
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Black's Fork ‑ Historic
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black's Fork
    • Black's Fork is located in Summit County (UT)
    • Black's Fork has also been known as:
    • Blacks Fork Commissary
  • Burntfork
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burntfork
    • Burntfork is located in Sweetwater County
  • Hilliard
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hilliard have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilliard
    • Hilliard is located in Uinta County

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mountain View, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mountain View.

Adding Mountain View to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mountain 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 Mountain View was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Mountain View post office opened in 1891.

We also found Mountain View in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mountain View.

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 Uinta County:

The official website for State of Wyoming:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Uinta, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mountain View.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain View - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Mountain View). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mountain View or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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