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Pleasant Valley, West Virginia
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Welcome to Pleasant Valley ...

The city of Pleasant Valley is located in Marion County.

A typical abbreviation for Pleasant Valley: Pleasant Vly. (or less commonly used: Pleasant Vally. or Pleasant Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pleasant Valley has a population of 3,164 people<1> (see below for details).

Pleasant Valley is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Pleasant Valley lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Pleasant Valley: (304) and (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Pleasant Valley: 26554<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pleasant Valley had a population of 3,149 people (which is 5.58% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Pleasant Valley the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Pleasant Valley represents 0.17% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,149 people, the population of Pleasant Valley has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 3,124 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pleasant Valley had an population of 3,164 people. This is an increase of 0.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.28% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pleasant Valley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grafton   [Map]   5,077   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mannington   [Map]   2,043   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Morgantown   [Map]   30,547   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pleasant Valley ...

While we believe that this Pleasant Valley is located in Marion County, we know of another 4 West Virginia communities named Pleasant Valley. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hancock, Marshall, Ohio and Preston County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 141 communities that are also named Pleasant Valley - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (8), California (2), Connecticut (2), Georgia (4), Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (3), Montana (3), Nebraska (2), Nevada (5), New Brunswick, New Jersey (4), New Mexico (2), New York (5), North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (6), Ohio (13), Oklahoma, Ontario (5), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (8), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (7), Utah, Vermont (2), Virginia (5), Washington (3) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Valley. 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 Valley. 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 Valley.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pleasant Valley ...

Looking for more information about Pleasant Valley? 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 Valley? 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 Valley, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pleasant Valley.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pleasant Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pleasant Valley - 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>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Pleasant Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pleasant Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Pleasant Valley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Valley) 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 Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pleasant Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4534, Longitude: -80.1437     [Map].

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