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Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...

Mount Pleasant is located in Roanoke 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

Mount Pleasant is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mount Pleasant lies within the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Mount Pleasant ...

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

  • Roanoke
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)
  • Salem
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem is located in Salem City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,340 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem <4>
  • Radford
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Radford
    • Radford is located in Bedford County
  • Vinton
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the north)
  • Rocky Mount
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Troutville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Fincastle
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Boones Mill
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Cave Spring
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Spring
    • Cave Spring is located in Roanoke County
  • Hollins
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollins
    • Hollins is located in Roanoke County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollins <4>

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.

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 Roanoke County: www.roanokecountyva.gov/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Roanoke, 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 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 Mount Pleasant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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