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Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
Welcome to Pleasant Prairie ...
The location of Pleasant Prairie has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Pleasant Prairie: Pleasant Pr.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pleasant Prairie has a population of 21,068 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Pleasant Prairie.
Pleasant Prairie is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Pleasant Prairie lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Pleasant Prairie lies within the (262) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pleasant Prairie had an population of 21,068 people. This is an increase of 6.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.57% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pleasant Prairie had a population of 19,719 people (or 11.85% of the total population of Kenosha County). This makes Pleasant Prairie the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Pleasant Prairie represents 0.35% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 19,719 people, the population of Pleasant Prairie increased 22.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,136 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pleasant Prairie.
Communities Also Named Pleasant Prairie ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Pleasant Prairie - they are located in Iowa, Minnesota, Montana and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pleasant Prairie.
Communities near Pleasant Prairie ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pleasant Prairie.
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 Prairie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pleasant Prairie.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pleasant Prairie. 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 Prairie.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pleasant Prairie. See our Newspapers Page for Pleasant Prairie.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pleasant Prairie ...
Looking for more information about Pleasant Prairie? 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 Prairie, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pleasant Prairie.
Adding Pleasant Prairie to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pleasant Prairie 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 Pleasant Prairie was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pleasant Prairie on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pleasant Prairie. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Kenosha County: www.co.kenosha.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022