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Point Pleasant, West Virginia
Welcome to Point Pleasant ...
The location of Point Pleasant has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for Point Pleasant: Pt. Pleasant
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Point Pleasant has a population of 4,153 people<2> (see below for details).
Point Pleasant is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Point Pleasant lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Point Pleasant: (304) and (681)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Point Pleasant had a population of 4,350 people (which is 15.92% of the total population of Mason County). This makes Point Pleasant the county's most populous community.
The population of Point Pleasant represents 0.23% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,350 people, the population of Point Pleasant decreased 6.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,637 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Point Pleasant had an population of 4,153 people. This is a decrease of 4.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.44% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Point Pleasant.
Communities near Point Pleasant ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Point Pleasant and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Point Pleasant.
Communities Also Named Point Pleasant ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Point Pleasant - they are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey (2), New York (2), Ohio (5), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2) and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Point Pleasant.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Point Pleasant ...
Looking for more information about Point Pleasant? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Point Pleasant, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Point Pleasant.
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This page was last modified: 06 Feb 2019