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Pleasant Grove, Alabama
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Welcome to Pleasant Grove ...

The city of Pleasant Grove is located in Jefferson County.

A typical abbreviation for Pleasant Grove: Pleasant Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Pleasant Grove has a population of 10,177 people<1> (see below for details).

Pleasant Grove is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Pleasant Grove lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Pleasant Grove is within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Pleasant Grove: 35127<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pleasant Grove had a population of 10,110 people. This makes Pleasant Grove the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Pleasant Grove represents 0.21% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,110 people, the population of Pleasant Grove increased 1.27% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 9,983 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Pleasant Grove had an population of 10,177 people. This is an increase of 0.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.94% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pleasant Grove.

Communities near Pleasant Grove ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   212,157   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pleasant Grove ...

While we believe that this Pleasant Grove is located in Jefferson County, we know of another 10 Alabama communities named Pleasant Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chilton, Franklin, Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, Montgomery, Pickens, Saint Clair, Talladega and Walker County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 97 communities that are also named Pleasant Grove - they are located in Arkansas (5), California (2), Florida (3), Georgia (7), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (4), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), New Jersey (2), North Carolina (8), Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (6), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (11), Texas (9), Utah and Virginia (5).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pleasant Grove. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pleasant Grove. 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 Pleasant Grove.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pleasant Grove ...

Looking for more information about Pleasant Grove? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pleasant Grove, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Pleasant Grove.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Pleasant Grove. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pleasant Grove.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pleasant Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Pleasant Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pleasant Grove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Pleasant Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pleasant Grove) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pleasant Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pleasant Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4936, Longitude: -86.9775     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pleasant Grove.