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Welcome to Pleasant Lake ...

Pleasant Lake is located in Benson County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Pleasant Lake: Pleasant Lk.

Pleasant Lake is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Pleasant Lake: (701)

Communities Also Named Pleasant Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Pleasant Lake - they are located in Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota and Nova Scotia.

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

Communities near Pleasant Lake ...

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

  • Rugby [Pierce County]
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    • Rugby [Pierce County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Pleasant Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,566 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rugby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rugby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rugby<5>
  • Leeds [Benson County]
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    • Leeds [Benson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Pleasant Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 451 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leeds
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leeds<5>
  • Balta [Pierce County]
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    • Balta [Pierce County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Pleasant Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Balta<5>
  • Wolford [Pierce County]
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    • Wolford [Pierce County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Pleasant Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wolford<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Knox [Benson County]
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      • Knox [Benson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Pleasant Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knox have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knox<5>
    • Barton [Pierce County]
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      • Barton [Pierce County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Pleasant Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • York [Benson County]
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      • York [Benson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Pleasant Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<5>
    • Berwick [McHenry County]
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      • Berwick [McHenry County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the west of Pleasant Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwick
    • Mylo [Rolette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mylo
      • Mylo [Rolette County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Pleasant Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mylo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mylo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mylo<5>
    • Rolette [Rolette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolette
      • Rolette [Rolette County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Pleasant Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 586 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolette<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 Pleasant Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pleasant Lake.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pleasant Lake ...

Looking for more information about Pleasant Lake? 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 Pleasant Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pleasant Lake.

Adding Pleasant Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pleasant Lake 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 Pleasant Lake was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Pleasant Lake on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Dakota

About Benson County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Benson, 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 Pleasant Lake - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Lake) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3614, Longitude: -99.8021       In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Lake 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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