Meadview, Arizona

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Meadview, Arizona
Unincorporated community
Meadview looking east to Grand Wash Cliffs
Meadview looking east to Grand Wash Cliffs
Coordinates: 36°0′7″N 114°4′5″W / 36.00194°N 114.06806°W / 36.00194; -114.06806Coordinates: 36°0′7″N 114°4′5″W / 36.00194°N 114.06806°W / 36.00194; -114.06806
Country United States
State Arizona
County Mohave
Elevation 2,986 ft (910 m)
Population (2007)
 • Total approx. 1,500
Time zone MST (no DST) (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 0043037
Meadview at lower right, Pearce Ferry & upper Lake Mead above. Hualapai Indian Reservation upper right. 2012 photo by Doc Searls.

Meadview is an unincorporated community in Mohave County, Arizona, United States, located near Lake Mead. Despite its name, the townsite does not overlook the lake; a ridge to the west of town separates it from the lake. It has roughly 1500 residents.[1] It was founded in the 1960s as a retirement community.[2]

Geography[edit]

Meadview is located at 36°0′N 114°4′W / 36.000°N 114.067°W / 36.000; -114.067 (36.00222, -114.0675).[3][4] Elevation of 3500 feet.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Meadview has a cold desert climates, abbreviated "BWk" on climate maps.[5]

Media[edit]

Meadview is the community of license for five broadcast translator television stations and one translator radio station. The TV stations rebroadcast Phoenix stations, and are owned by Mohave County. The radio station is privately owned and rebroadcasts a radio station from Redding, California via satellite. Meadview is also within range of the major television and radio stations from Las Vegas, Nevada.

Broadcast media licensed to Meadview:

  • K215DJ 90.9 - translator of KVIP-FM 98.1 Redding CA (Contemporary Christian)
  • KVGS 107.9 - alternative rock station serving Las Vegas, licensed to Meadview.

References[edit]

External links[edit]