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Pleasant Valley, Connecticut
(Litchfield County)

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Welcome to Pleasant Valley ...

Pleasant Valley is located in Litchfield County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Pleasant Valley: Pleasant Vly. (or less commonly used: Pleasant Vally. or Pleasant Vlly.)

Pleasant Valley is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Pleasant Valley lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Pleasant Valley: (860)

Adding Pleasant Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Pleasant Valley in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Pleasant Valley elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pleasant Valley on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Pleasant Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Connecticut communities named Pleasant Valley: This one is located in Litchfield County and the other is located in New London County.

Beyond Connecticut, there are 141 communities that are also named Pleasant Valley - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (8), California (2), Georgia (4), Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (3), Montana (3), Nebraska (2), Nevada (5), New Brunswick, New Jersey (4), New Mexico (2), New York (5), North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (6), Ohio (13), Oklahoma, Ontario (5), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (8), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (7), Utah, Vermont (2), Virginia (5), Washington (3), West Virginia (5) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Pleasant Valley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pleasant Valley.

  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<5>
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
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    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain<5>
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
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    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Hartford [Hartford County]
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      • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hartford
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
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      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<5>
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Westfield [Hampden County]
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      • Westfield [Hampden County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,204 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
    • Torrington [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torrington
      • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<5>
    • Torrington [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torrington
      • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Torrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pleasant Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pleasant Valley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pleasant Valley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Pleasant Valley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pleasant Valley. See our Newspapers Page for Pleasant Valley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pleasant Valley ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Pleasant Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pleasant Valley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pleasant Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Litchfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pleasant Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Pleasant Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9123, Longitude: -72.9879       In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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