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Welcome to Pleasant Valley ...

The Town of Pleasant Valley is located in Dutchess County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Pleasant Valley: Pleasant Vly. (or less commonly used: Pleasant Vally. or Pleasant Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Pleasant Valley has a population of 9,666 people<3> (see below for details).

Pleasant Valley is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pleasant Valley had an population of 9,666 people (or an increase of 6.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Pleasant Valley had a population of 9,672 people. This makes Pleasant Valley the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Pleasant Valley represents 0.05% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 251st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,672 people, the population of Pleasant Valley increased 6.68% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,066 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pleasant Valley ...

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

Communities near Pleasant Valley ...

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

  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
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    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,870 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poughkeepsie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
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    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,447 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poughkeepsie<6>
  • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
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    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Pleasant Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • New Milford [Litchfield County]
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    • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Pleasant Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,683 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wappinger [Dutchess County]
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      • Wappinger [Dutchess County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Pleasant Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,669 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wappinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fishkill [Dutchess County]
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      • Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Pleasant Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,055 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kingston [Ulster County]
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      • Kingston [Ulster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Pleasant Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,736 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
    • La Grange [Dutchess County]
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      • La Grange [Dutchess County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Pleasant Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,605 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Beekman [Dutchess County]
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      • Beekman [Dutchess County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Pleasant Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beekman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • New Paltz [Ulster County]
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      • New Paltz [Ulster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Pleasant Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,099 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Paltz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Paltz

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pleasant Valley ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dutchess County: www.dutchessny.gov/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Dutchess, 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 Valley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pleasant Valley - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pleasant Valley) 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 Pleasant Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pleasant ValleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7704, Longitude: -73.8046       In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Valley 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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