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Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...

The location of Mount Pleasant has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Pleasant: Mt. Pleasant

Mount Pleasant is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Mount Pleasant: (757)

Communities Also Named Mount Pleasant ...

While we believe that this Mount Pleasant is located in , we know of another 8 Virginia communities named Mount Pleasant. Those communities are located in the following : Amherst, Clarke, Essex, Fairfax, Frederick, Roanoke, Spotsylvania and Surry County.

Beyond Virginia, 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, Pennsylvania (22), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee (6), Texas (4), Utah, Vermont, 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.

  • Virginia Beach (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Beach
    • Virginia Beach lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Mount Pleasant and is located in Virginia Beach City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 451,231 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virginia Beach<4>
  • Chesapeake (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
    • Chesapeake lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Mount Pleasant and is located in Chesapeake City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 247,011 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesapeake<4>
  • Norfolk (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norfolk
    • Norfolk lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Mount Pleasant and is located in Norfolk City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 242,803 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norfolk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norfolk<4>
  • Portsmouth (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portsmouth
    • Portsmouth lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Mount Pleasant and is located in Portsmouth City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,094 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portsmouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portsmouth<4>
  • Pungo (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pungo
    • Pungo lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Mount Pleasant and is located in Virginia Beach City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pungo
  • Kempsville Gardens (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kempsville Gardens
    • Kempsville Gardens lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Mount Pleasant and is located in Virginia Beach City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kempsville Gardens
  • New Town (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
    • New Town was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Mount Pleasant and is located in Norfolk City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Pocahontas Village (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas Village
    • Pocahontas Village lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Mount Pleasant and is located in Virginia Beach City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocahontas Village
  • Westview Village (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westview Village
    • Westview Village lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Mount Pleasant and is located in Virginia Beach City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westview Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westview Village
  • Aragona Village (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aragona Village
    • Aragona Village lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Mount Pleasant and is located in Virginia Beach City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aragona Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aragona Village

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. 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Mount Pleasant, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Pleasant.

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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 State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Pleasant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Pleasant) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Pleasant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7101, Longitude: -76.1358       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>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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