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Welcome to Pleasant Prairie ...

The village of Pleasant Prairie is located in Kenosha County<1>.

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.

  • Waukegan [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukegan
    • Waukegan [Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Pleasant Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,453 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waukegan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukegan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waukegan<6>
  • Racine [Racine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Racine
    • Racine [Racine County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Pleasant Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,237 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racine
  • Mundelein [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mundelein
    • Mundelein [Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Pleasant Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,945 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mundelein have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mundelein
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mundelein<6>
  • Gurnee [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurnee
    • Gurnee [Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Pleasant Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,168 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurnee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurnee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Chicago [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Chicago
      • North Chicago [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Pleasant Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,639 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Chicago
    • Mount Pleasant [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Racine County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Pleasant Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,048 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Round Lake Beach [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Lake Beach
      • Round Lake Beach [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Pleasant Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Lake Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Lake Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Round Lake Beach<6>
    • Caledonia [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Racine County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Pleasant Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,235 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
    • Grayslake [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grayslake
      • Grayslake [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Pleasant Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grayslake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grayslake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grayslake<6>
    • Libertyville [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Libertyville
      • Libertyville [Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Pleasant Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Libertyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Libertyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Libertyville<6>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Kenosha County

About Wisconsin

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Kenosha, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pleasant Prairie.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pleasant Prairie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Prairie) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pleasant Prairie. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pleasant PrairieOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5242, Longitude: -87.8820       In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Prairie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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