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Mount Pleasant, Virginia
Welcome to Mount Pleasant ...
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 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Mount Pleasant lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Mount Pleasant is located in the (540) area code.
Communities Also Named Mount Pleasant ...
While we believe that this Mount Pleasant is located in Spotsylvania 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, Roanoke 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.
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.
Adding Mount Pleasant to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mount Pleasant in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mount Pleasant was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).
We also found Mount Pleasant in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Pleasant on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Spotsylvania County: www.spotsylvania.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 12 Sep 2022