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Welcome to Pleasant Garden ...

The town of Pleasant Garden is located in Guilford County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Pleasant Garden: Pleasant Gdn. (or less commonly used: Pleasant Gardn., Pleasant Grden. or Pleasant Grdn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pleasant Garden has a population of 4,948 people<3> (see below for details).

Pleasant Garden is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Pleasant Garden lies within the (336) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pleasant Garden had an population of 4,948 people. This is an increase of 10.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pleasant Garden had a population of 4,489 people. This makes Pleasant Garden the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Pleasant Garden represents 0.05% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 144th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,489 people, the population of Pleasant Garden decreased 4.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,714 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pleasant Garden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pleasant Garden - it's located in Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pleasant Garden.

Communities near Pleasant Garden ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pleasant Garden.

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Pleasant Garden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
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    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Pleasant Garden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<6>
  • Thomasville [Davidson County]
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    • Thomasville [Davidson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Pleasant Garden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomasville<6>
  • Asheboro [Randolph County]
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    • Asheboro [Randolph County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Pleasant Garden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,023 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asheboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheboro<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elon [Alamance County]
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      • Elon [Alamance County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Pleasant Garden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,186 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Archdale [Randolph County]
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      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Pleasant Garden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<6>
    • Summerfield [Guilford County]
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      • Summerfield [Guilford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Pleasant Garden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerfield<6>
    • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
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      • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Pleasant Garden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonville<6>
    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
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      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Pleasant Garden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<6>
    • Elon College [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon College
      • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Pleasant Garden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<6>

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 Pleasant Garden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pleasant Garden.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pleasant Garden. 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 Pleasant Garden.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pleasant Garden. See our Newspapers Page for Pleasant Garden.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pleasant Garden ...

Looking for more information about Pleasant Garden? 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 Pleasant Garden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pleasant Garden.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Guilford County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pleasant Garden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Guilford County: www.co.guilford.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 Guilford, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pleasant Garden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pleasant Garden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Pleasant Garden) 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 Pleasant Garden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pleasant GardenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Garden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9590, Longitude: -79.7596       In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Garden 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.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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