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Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...

Mount Pleasant is located in Nash 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 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Mount Pleasant: (252)

Communities Also Named Mount Pleasant ...

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

  • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County]
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    • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,689 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<5>
  • Wilson [Wilson County]
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    • Wilson [Wilson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<5>
  • Wendell [Wake County]
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    • Wendell [Wake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,387 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wendell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wendell<5>
  • Zebulon [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zebulon
    • Zebulon [Wake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,514 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zebulon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zebulon<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nashville [Nash County]
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      • Nashville [Nash County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,572 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashville<5>
    • Archer Lodge [Johnston County]
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      • Archer Lodge [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,322 people
      • Archer Lodge has also been known as:
      • Archer
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    • Red Oak [Nash County]
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      • Red Oak [Nash County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Oak
    • Sharpsburg [Edgecombe County]
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      • Sharpsburg [Edgecombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,018 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharpsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharpsburg<5>
    • Kenly [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenly
      • Kenly [Johnston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenly<5>
    • Spring Hope [Nash County]
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      • Spring Hope [Nash County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,319 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Hope<5>

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.

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About Nash County

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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 Nash County: www.co.nash.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 Nash, 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>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 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: 35.8224, Longitude: -78.1125       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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