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Welcome to Pleasant Creek ...

So far, we have found very little information about Pleasant Creek. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Pleasant Creek to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Pleasant Creek, please Contact Us.




Pleasant Creek would have been located within present day Barbour County.

A typical abbreviation for Pleasant Creek: Pleasant Crk. (or less commonly used: Pleasant Ck. or Pleasant Cr.)

While the community is gone, the present day location for Pleasant Creek is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Pleasant Creek was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Pleasant Creek would have been located in the (304) and (681)<3> area codes.

Communities near Pleasant Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pleasant Creek and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Belington   [Map]   1,864   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Pleasant Creek.

Communities Also Named Pleasant Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pleasant Creek - it's located in Iowa.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pleasant Creek.

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 Creek. 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 Creek. 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 Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pleasant Creek:

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Barbour County

About West Virginia

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The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Pleasant Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Pleasant Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pleasant Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2468, Longitude: -80.0240     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pleasant Creek.

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