Mountain View, Alberta
|Census division||No. 3|
|Municipal district||Cardston County|
|• Governing body||Cardston County Council|
|• Total||1.36 km2 (0.53 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,310 m (4,300 ft)|
|• Density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
Mountain View is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Cardston County. 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. It is also a kickoff point for visitors to Police Outpost Provincial Park, 18 kilometers to the south.
The hamlet is located in census division No. 3 and in the federal riding of Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner. It is administered by Cardston County. It was originally named Fish Creek and named Mountain View in 1893.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Mountain View recorded a population of 90 living in 29 of its 38 total private dwellings, a change of 12.5% from its 2011 population of 80. With a land area of 1.27 km2 (0.49 sq mi), it had a population density of 70.9/km2 (183.5/sq mi) in 2016.
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.
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
- Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-21.
- Shaw, Keith (1978). Chief mountain country : a history of Cardston and district. Volume I. Cardston: Cardston and District Historical Society. p. 68. ISBN 0-919213-89-8.
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
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