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Welcome to Pleasant Hill ...

Pleasant Hill is located in Lancaster County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Pleasant Hill, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1826.

Pleasant Hill is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Pleasant Hill lies within the (803) area code.

Communities Also Named Pleasant Hill ...

While we believe that this Pleasant Hill is located in Lancaster County, we know of another 3 South Carolina communities named Pleasant Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Georgetown, Greenville and Horry County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 148 communities that are also named Pleasant Hill - they are located in Alabama (17), Arkansas (13), California (2), Delaware, Georgia (9), Illinois (4), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (6), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (6), Maine, Maryland (2), Michigan, Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina (6), Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (9), Quebec, Tennessee (18), Texas (11), Utah, Virginia (3), Washington (2), West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Pleasant Hill ...

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

  • Lancaster
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Pageland
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Kershaw
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Great Falls
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Van Wyck
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Fort Lawn
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Jefferson
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Elgin
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elgin
    • Elgin is located in Lancaster County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Elgin
  • Primus
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Primus
    • Primus is located in Lancaster County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Primus
  • Union
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union is located in Lancaster County
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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 Pleasant Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pleasant Hill.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pleasant Hill ...

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

Adding Pleasant Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pleasant Hill in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Pleasant Hill was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<4>

From that list, the Pleasant Hill post office opened in 1826.

We also found Pleasant Hill in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Pleasant Hill.

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

The official website for Lancaster County:

The official website for State of South Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Lancaster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pleasant Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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