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Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...
A typical abbreviation for Mount Pleasant: Mt. Pleasant
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Pleasant has a population of 8,581 people<2> (see below for details).
Mount Pleasant was established in 1835.
The community of Mount Pleasant is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Mount Pleasant lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Mount Pleasant is located in the (319) area code.
The ZIP code for Mount Pleasant: 52641<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Pleasant had an population of 8,581 people. This is a decrease of 1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.94% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Pleasant had a population of 8,668 people (or 43.03% of the total population of Henry County). This makes Mount Pleasant the county's most populous community.
The population of Mount Pleasant represents 0.28% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,668 people, the population of Mount Pleasant has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,751 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Pleasant.
Communities Also Named Mount Pleasant ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 157 communities that are also named Mount Pleasant - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas (6), British Columbia, California, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (7), Illinois (3), Indiana (6), 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.
Communities near Mount Pleasant ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Pleasant.
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 Mount Pleasant. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Pleasant.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mount Pleasant.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Pleasant. Our list includes 28 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mount Pleasant.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Pleasant ...
Looking for more information about Mount Pleasant? 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 Mount Pleasant, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Pleasant.
Adding Mount Pleasant to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mount Pleasant in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mount Pleasant was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Pleasant on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.ia.us/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022