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Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
(Westmoreland County)

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Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...

Mount Pleasant is located in Westmoreland 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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Pleasant has a population of 4,221 people<3> (see below for details).

Mount Pleasant is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Pleasant had an population of 4,221 people. This is a decrease of 5.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Pleasant had a population of 4,454 people. This makes Mount Pleasant the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Mount Pleasant represents 0.04% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 223rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,454 people, the population of Mount Pleasant decreased 5.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,728 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mount Pleasant ...

While we believe that this Mount Pleasant is located in Westmoreland County, we know of another 21 Pennsylvania communities named Mount Pleasant. Those communities are located in the following counties: Adams, Berks, Bucks, Centre, Clearfield, Delaware, Elk, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Montgomery, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Schuylkill, Tioga, Venango, Washington and York County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, 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), North Carolina (10), Nova Scotia (5), Ohio (8), Ontario (8), Oregon, 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.

  • Greensburg [Westmoreland County]
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    • Greensburg [Westmoreland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,113 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<6>
  • Uniontown [Fayette County]
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    • Uniontown [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,719 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uniontown<6>
  • Jeannette [Westmoreland County]
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    • Jeannette [Westmoreland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,074 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeannette<6>
  • Latrobe [Westmoreland County]
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    • Latrobe [Westmoreland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Pleasant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,830 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latrobe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latrobe<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • White Oak [Allegheny County]
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      • White Oak [Allegheny County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Oak
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Oak<6>
    • Connellsville [Fayette County]
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      • Connellsville [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,290 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Connellsville<6>
    • Monessen [Westmoreland County]
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      • Monessen [Westmoreland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monessen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monessen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monessen<6>
    • California [Washington County]
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      • California [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for California have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on California
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for California<6>
    • Donora [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donora
      • Donora [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,562 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donora<6>
    • Charleroi [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleroi
      • Charleroi [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Mount Pleasant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,901 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleroi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleroi<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 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. Our list includes 6 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mount Pleasant, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Pleasant.

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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 Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Westmoreland, 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 Mount Pleasant.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Pleasant - 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- Mount Pleasant) 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 Mount Pleasant. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Pleasant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Pleasant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1501, Longitude: -79.5420       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Pleasant 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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