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Mount Pleasant, North Carolina
(Wilkes County)

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Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...

Mount Pleasant is located in Wilkes 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 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mount Pleasant lies within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Mount Pleasant ...

While we believe that this Mount Pleasant is located in Wilkes 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, Nash, Richmond, Wake 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.

  • Boone [Watauga County]
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    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<5>
  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Wilkesboro
    • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Wilkesboro<5>
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
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    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<5>
  • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
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    • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Pleasant
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
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      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blowing Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blowing Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blowing Rock<5>
    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jefferson
      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jefferson<5>
    • Cedar Rock [Caldwell County]
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      • Cedar Rock [Caldwell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Pleasant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cedar Rock has also been known as:
      • Cedar Rock village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Rock
    • Ferguson [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferguson
      • Ferguson [Wilkes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Pleasant
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferguson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferguson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferguson<5>
    • Millers Creek [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millers Creek
      • Millers Creek [Wilkes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Pleasant
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millers Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millers Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millers Creek<5>
    • Boomer [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boomer
      • Boomer [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Pleasant
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boomer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boomer

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 Wilkes 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 Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

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 Wilkes, 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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, 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 for your convenience: 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: 36.1490, Longitude: -81.3206       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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