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Mount Pleasant, Mississippi
(Wilkinson County)

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Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...

Mount Pleasant is located in Wilkinson County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Pleasant: Mt. Pleasant

Mount Pleasant is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Mount Pleasant: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Mount Pleasant ...

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

  • Jackson [East Feliciana Parish]
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    • Jackson [East Feliciana Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,728 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
  • Clinton [East Feliciana Parish]
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    • Clinton [East Feliciana Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,502 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Centreville [Amite County]
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    • Centreville [Amite County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centreville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centreville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centreville<6>
  • Woodville [Wilkinson County]
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    • Woodville [Wilkinson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 919 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gloster [Amite County]
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      • Gloster [Amite County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloster<6>
    • Wilson [East Feliciana Parish]
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      • Wilson [East Feliciana Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<6>
    • Norwood [East Feliciana Parish]
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      • Norwood [East Feliciana Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<6>
    • Crosby [Amite County]
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      • Crosby [Amite County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 276 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crosby<6>
    • Woodland [East Feliciana Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [East Feliciana Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Pleasant
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Rosetta [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosetta
      • Rosetta [Wilkinson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Mount Pleasant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosetta

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Wilkinson County

About Mississippi

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Wilkinson, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Pleasant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Pleasant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0788, Longitude: -91.1501       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Pleasant 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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