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Welcome to Old Mount Pleasant ...

So far, we have found very little information about Old Mount Pleasant. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Old Mount Pleasant to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Old Mount Pleasant, please Contact Us.


Old Mount Pleasant would have been located within present day Caldwell Parish.

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

A typical abbreviation for Old Mount Pleasant: Old Mt. Pleasant (or less commonly used: Old Mnt. Pleasant)

While the community is gone, the present day location for Old Mount Pleasant is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Old Mount Pleasant was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Old Mount Pleasant would have been located in the (318) area code.

Communities near Old Mount Pleasant ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Olla   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the South (S) of Old Mount Pleasant

Located in La Salle Parish

Clarks   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Old Mount Pleasant

Chatham   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Old Mount Pleasant

Located in Jackson Parish

Grayson   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Old Mount Pleasant

Columbia   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Old Mount Pleasant

Sikes   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Old Mount Pleasant

Located in Winn Parish

Kelly   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Old Mount Pleasant

Urania   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of Old Mount Pleasant

Located in La Salle Parish

Eros   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Old Mount Pleasant

Located in Jackson Parish

Richwood   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of Old Mount Pleasant

Located in Ouachita Parish

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Caldwell Parish

About Louisiana

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The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Old Mount Pleasant, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Old Mount Pleasant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 drawn from Point A (ie- Old Mount Pleasant) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Mount Pleasant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1502, Longitude: -92.1899     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Mount Pleasant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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