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Welcome to Pleasant Valley ...

The city of Pleasant Valley is located in Clay 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.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pleasant Valley has a population of 3,026 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Pleasant Valley.

Pleasant Valley is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Pleasant Valley lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Pleasant Valley is within the boundaries of the (816) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pleasant Valley had an population of 3,026 people. This is an increase of 2.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pleasant Valley had a population of 2,961 people. This makes Pleasant Valley the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Pleasant Valley represents 0.05% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 187th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,961 people, the population of Pleasant Valley decreased 10.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,321 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pleasant Valley.

Communities Also Named Pleasant Valley ...

While we believe that this Pleasant Valley is located in Clay County, we know of another 2 Missouri communities named Pleasant Valley. Those communities are located in the following counties: Greene and Jasper County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 141 communities that are also named Pleasant Valley - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (8), California (2), Connecticut (2), Georgia (4), Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, 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.

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
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    • Kansas City [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 495,327 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
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    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152,960 people
    • Former name for Kansas City:
    • Wyandotte
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Independence [Jackson County]
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    • Independence [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,672 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<6>
  • Blue Springs [Jackson County]
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    • Blue Springs [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,829 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Leawood [Johnson County]
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      • Leawood [Johnson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leawood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leawood<6>
    • Raytown [Jackson County]
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      • Raytown [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raytown<6>
    • Gladstone [Clay County]
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      • Gladstone [Clay County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gladstone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladstone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gladstone<6>
    • Prairie Village [Johnson County]
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      • Prairie Village [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prairie Village<6>
    • Excelsior Springs [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excelsior Springs
      • Excelsior Springs [Clay County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,731 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Excelsior Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excelsior Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Excelsior Springs<6>
    • Merriam [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merriam
      • Merriam [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,081 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merriam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Merriam:
      • Glenwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merriam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merriam<6>

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Pleasant Valley, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pleasant Valley.

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About Clay County

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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 Clay County: www.claycogov.com/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Clay, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pleasant Valley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pleasant Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pleasant Valley) 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 Pleasant Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pleasant Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2173, Longitude: -94.4810       In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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