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Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...

The city of Mount Pleasant is located in Henry County and is the County Seat for Henry County.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Pleasant: Mt. Pleasant

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Mount Pleasant has a population of 8,737 people<1> (see below for details).

Mount Pleasant was established in 1835.

The community of Mount Pleasant is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<2>.

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<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Pleasant had a population of 8,668 people (which is 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 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Mount Pleasant had an population of 8,737 people. This is an increase of 0.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.16% since the 2000 Census).

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.

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. Our list includes 28 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Mount Pleasant ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New London   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the East (E) of Mount Pleasant

Winfield   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mount Pleasant

Wayland   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mount Pleasant

West Point   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Lee County

Danville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Des Moines County

Morning Sun   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Louisa County

Salem   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mount Pleasant

Middletown   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Des Moines County

Lockridge   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Jefferson County

Stockport   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mount Pleasant

Located in Van Buren County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>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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<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 Mount Pleasant). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Pleasant 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Pleasant) 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 Mount Pleasant. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Pleasant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Pleasant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9671, Longitude: -91.5475     [Map].

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