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Mount Pleasant, North Carolina
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Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...

The town of Mount Pleasant is located in Cabarrus County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Pleasant: Mt. Pleasant

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Pleasant has a population of 2,183 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Mount Pleasant is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Mount Pleasant lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Mount Pleasant: (704) and (980)<4>

The ZIP code for Mount Pleasant: 28124<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Pleasant had an population of 2,183 people. This is an increase of 32.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 73.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Pleasant had a population of 1,652 people. This makes Mount Pleasant the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Mount Pleasant represents 0.02% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 272nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,652 people, the population of Mount Pleasant increased 31.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,259 people).

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

Adding Mount Pleasant to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mount Pleasant in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mount Pleasant was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Pleasant on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Mount Pleasant ...

While we believe that this Mount Pleasant is located in Cabarrus County, we know of another 9 North Carolina communities named Mount Pleasant. Those communities are located in the following counties: Avery, Cherokee, Hyde, Moore, Nash, Richmond, Wake, Wilkes and Yadkin County.

Beyond North Carolina, 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), Mississippi (5), Missouri (4), New Brunswick, New Jersey (7), New York (5), 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.

  • Concord [Cabarrus County]
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    • Concord [Cabarrus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,500 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<8>
  • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County]
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    • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,007 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kannapolis have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kannapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kannapolis<8>
  • Salisbury [Rowan County]
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    • Salisbury [Rowan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,821 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<8>
  • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mint Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mint Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County]
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      • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,852 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<8>
    • Albemarle [Stanly County]
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      • Albemarle [Stanly County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,344 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albemarle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albemarle<8>
    • China Grove [Rowan County]
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      • China Grove [Rowan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on China Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for China Grove<8>
    • Fairview [Union County]
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      • Fairview [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
    • Midland [Cabarrus County]
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      • Midland [Cabarrus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland<8>
    • Locust [Stanly County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust
      • Locust [Stanly County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,270 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Locust<8>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Cabarrus County

About North Carolina

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 Cabarrus County: www.co.cabarrus.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Cabarrus, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Pleasant.
<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 (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Mount Pleasant). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Pleasant or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount PleasantOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Pleasant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3992, Longitude: -80.4356    
<7>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.
<8>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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