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Mount Pleasant, Alabama
(Colbert County)

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Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...

So far, we have found very little information about Mount Pleasant. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Mount Pleasant to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Mount Pleasant, please Contact Us.

Mount Pleasant would have been located within present day Colbert County.

The location of Mount Pleasant has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Pleasant: Mt. Pleasant

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mount Pleasant is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Mount Pleasant was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mount Pleasant would have been located in the (256) & (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Mount Pleasant ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Florence   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Lauderdale County

Russellville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Franklin County

Sheffield   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Mount Pleasant

Tuscumbia   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mount Pleasant

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Lauderdale County

Town Creek   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Lawrence County

Littleville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Mount Pleasant

Killen   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Lauderdale County

Saint Joseph   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Lawrence County (TN)

Leighton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mount Pleasant

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Mount Pleasant.

Communities Also Named Mount Pleasant ...

While we believe that this Mount Pleasant is located in Colbert County, we know of another 4 Alabama communities named Mount Pleasant. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cleburne, Coffee, Monroe and Randolph County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 157 communities that are also named Mount Pleasant - they are located in Arkansas (6), British Columbia, California, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (7), Illinois (3), Indiana (6), Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Maryland (7), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Mississippi (5), Missouri (4), New Brunswick, New Jersey (7), New York (5), North Carolina (10), Nova Scotia (5), Ohio (8), Ontario (8), Oregon, Pennsylvania (22), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee (6), Texas (4), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (9), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Pleasant.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mount Pleasant. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Pleasant. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Pleasant.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mount Pleasant:

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Mount Pleasant, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Pleasant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Pleasant) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Pleasant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7709, Longitude: -87.6070     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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