Mountain View, Alberta

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Mountain View
Mountain View, Alberta is located in Alberta
Mountain View, Alberta
Location of Mountain View in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°08′04″N 113°35′47″W / 49.1344°N 113.5964°W / 49.1344; -113.5964Coordinates: 49°08′04″N 113°35′47″W / 49.1344°N 113.5964°W / 49.1344; -113.5964
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 3
Municipal district Cardston County
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Governing body Cardston County Council
 • Total 1.36 km2 (0.53 sq mi)
Elevation 1,310 m (4,300 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 80
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 38
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Mountain View is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Cardston County.[2] It is located along Highway 5 approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Cardston and 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Waterton Lakes National Park near the United States border.

The hamlet is located in census division No. 3 and in the federal riding of Lethbridge. It is administered by Cardston County. It was originally named Fish Creek and named Mountain View in 1893.[3]


As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Mountain View had a population of 80 living in 32 of its 38 total dwellings, a 300% change from its 2006 population of 20. With a land area of 1.36 km2 (0.53 sq mi), it had a population density of 59/km2 (152/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

As of 2006, Mountain View had a total population of 20 living in 14 dwellings. With a land area of 1.36 km2 (0.53 sq mi), it has a population density of 14.7/km2 (38/sq mi).[4]

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