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Meadview, Arizona
Meadview looking east to Grand Wash Cliffs
Meadview looking east to Grand Wash Cliffs
Motto(s): 
In hardship, Always united
Location of Meadview in Mohave County, Arizona
Location of Meadview in Mohave County, Arizona
Meadview, Arizona is located in the United States
Meadview, Arizona
Meadview, Arizona
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Arizona
County Mohave
Area
 • Total 31.04 sq mi (80.39 km2)
 • Land 31.04 sq mi (80.39 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,986 ft (910 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,420
 • Density 45.75/sq mi (17.66/km2)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST (no DST))
Area code(s) 928
FIPS code 04-45285
GNIS feature ID 43037

Meadview is an unincorporated community in Mohave County, Arizona, United States, located near Lake Mead. Despite its name, the town-site does not overlook the lake; a ridge to the west of town separates it from the lake. It had 1224 residents as of 2010. It was founded in the 1960s as a retirement community.As of today, Meadview is still largely a retirement community, as well as a vacation spot for people coming to enjoy Lake Mead.

Geography

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

Climate

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

Demographics

Pearce Ferry & upper Lake Mead
Meadview at lower right, Virgin Canyon & upper Lake Mead above. 2012
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 821
2010 1,224 49.1%
2020 1,420 16.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

According to the 2010 Census, the racial composition of Meadview was as follows:

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