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(Marshall County)

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Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...

Mount Pleasant is located in Marshall County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Pleasant: Mt. Pleasant

Mount Pleasant is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Mount Pleasant lies within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Mount Pleasant ...

While we believe that this Mount Pleasant is located in Marshall County, we know of another 4 Mississippi communities named Mount Pleasant. Those communities are located in the following counties: Covington, Itawamba, Smith and Wilkinson County.

Beyond Mississippi, 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), Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Maryland (7), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), 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.

  • Collierville [Shelby County]
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    • Collierville [Shelby County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 51,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collierville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collierville<4>
  • Germantown [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germantown
    • Germantown [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Germantown<4>
  • Olive Branch [DeSoto County]
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    • Olive Branch [DeSoto County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,924 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Branch<4>
  • Oakland [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
    • Oakland [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,345 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Holly Springs [Marshall County]
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      • Holly Springs [Marshall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,798 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<4>
    • New Bethel [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bethel
      • New Bethel [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bethel
    • Piperton [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piperton
      • Piperton [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,986 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piperton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piperton
    • Byhalia [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byhalia
      • Byhalia [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byhalia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byhalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byhalia<4>
    • Rossville [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossville
      • Rossville [Fayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 962 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<4>
    • Moscow [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscow
      • Moscow [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 557 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<4>

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. 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.

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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 State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Marshall, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Pleasant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Pleasant) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Pleasant. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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: 34.9558, Longitude: -89.5160    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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