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Welcome to Pleasant Prairie ...

The village of Pleasant Prairie is located in Kenosha County.

A typical abbreviation for Pleasant Prairie: Pleasant Pr.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pleasant Prairie has a population of 20,762 people<1> (see below for details).

Pleasant Prairie is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Pleasant Prairie lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Pleasant Prairie: (262)

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pleasant Prairie had an population of 20,762 people. This is an increase of 5.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.67% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pleasant Prairie.

Communities near Pleasant Prairie ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pleasant Prairie and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Grayslake (IL)   [Map]   20,957   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gurnee (IL)   [Map]   30,767   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Libertyville (IL)   [Map]   20,490   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mundelein (IL)   [Map]   31,385   S   18 miles [29 km]
North Chicago (IL)   [Map]   29,842   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Round Lake Beach (IL)   [Map]   27,607   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pleasant Prairie. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pleasant Prairie.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Pleasant Prairie? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Kenosha County

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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: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pleasant Prairie.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pleasant Prairie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Pleasant Prairie. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pleasant Prairie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Prairie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5242, Longitude: -87.8820     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Prairie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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