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Welcome to Pleasant Hill ...
The location of Pleasant Hill has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Pleasant Hill: PLEZ-ent<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Pleasant Hill, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pleasant Hill has a population of 923 people<4> (see below for details).
Pleasant Hill is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Pleasant Hill lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Pleasant Hill: (217)
The ZIP code for Pleasant Hill: 62366<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pleasant Hill had an population of 923 people. This is a decrease of 4.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.84% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pleasant Hill had a population of 966 people (or 5.88% of the total population of Pike County). This makes Pleasant Hill the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 966 people, the population of Pleasant Hill decreased 7.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,047 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pleasant Hill.
Communities Also Named Pleasant Hill ...
While we believe that this Pleasant Hill is located in Pike County, we know of another 3 Illinois communities named Pleasant Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: DuPage, Jo Daviess and McLean County.
Beyond Illinois, there are 148 communities that are also named Pleasant Hill - they are located in Alabama (17), Arkansas (13), California (2), Delaware, Georgia (9), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (6), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (6), Maine, Maryland (2), Michigan, Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina (6), Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (9), Quebec, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (18), Texas (11), Utah, Virginia (3), Washington (2), West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pleasant Hill.
Communities near Pleasant Hill ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pleasant Hill.
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 Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pleasant Hill.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pleasant Hill. 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 Hill.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pleasant Hill. See our Newspapers Page for Pleasant Hill.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pleasant Hill ...
Looking for more information about Pleasant Hill? 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 Hill, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pleasant Hill.
Adding Pleasant Hill to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pleasant Hill in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Pleasant Hill was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Pleasant Hill on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Pleasant Hill.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023