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Welcome to Pleasantdale ...

Pleasantdale is located in Essex County<1>.

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

Pleasantdale is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Pleasantdale: (973) & (862)<4>

Communities Also Named Pleasantdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Pleasantdale - they are located in Kansas, Maine, New York, Oregon, Saskatchewan, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Pleasantdale ...

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

  • New York (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Pleasantdale and is located in Kings County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Newark (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
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    • Newark lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Pleasantdale and is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
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  • Jersey City (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
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    • Jersey City lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Pleasantdale and is located in Hudson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey City
  • Paterson (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
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    • Paterson lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Pleasantdale and is located in Passaic County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
  • Elizabeth (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
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    • Elizabeth lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Pleasantdale and is located in Union County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
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  • Clifton (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
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    • Clifton lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Pleasantdale and is located in Passaic County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
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  • Passaic (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
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    • Passaic lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Pleasantdale and is located in Passaic County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
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  • Union City (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
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    • Union City lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Pleasantdale and is located in Hudson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
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  • Bayonne (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayonne
    • Bayonne lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Pleasantdale and is located in Hudson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,165 people
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  • East Orange (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Orange
    • East Orange lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Pleasantdale and is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,630 people
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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 Pleasantdale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pleasantdale.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pleasantdale ...

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

Adding Pleasantdale to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Pleasantdale on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Pleasantdale

The Communities of New Jersey

About Essex County

About New Jersey

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

The official website for Essex County: www.co.essex.nj.us/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Essex, 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 Pleasantdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (862) is an overlay for area code (973).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pleasantdale) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasantdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8104, Longitude: -74.2604       In this case, the coordinates for Pleasantdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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