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The population of Mount Pleasant is approximately 2,851 (2009), 3260 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 975 (2000), 1020 (2010).

The amount of land area in Mount Pleasant is 6.979 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Mount Pleasant is 2.82 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mount Pleasant to Washington DC is 1954 miles. The distance to the Utah state capital is 93 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mount Pleasant is positioned 39.54 degrees north of the equator and 111.45 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Mount Pleasant elevation is 5924 feet above sea level.
Mount Pleasant per capita income is $15,347 (2009).
Mount Pleasant median income is $41,449 (2009).

The Mount Pleasant median home price is $145,121 (2009).

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Mount Pleasant location: In central Utah, north of Ephraim and east of Moroni in northern Sanpete County. It is twenty-two miles northeast of Manti. Other nearby communities include: Spring City, Fairview, Wales, Fountain Green and Scofield.

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Mount Pleasant history:

This is a history page for Mount Pleasant. Also try this history page. It was here that the peace treaty by Chief Blackhawk was signed in the now Old Pioneer Museum. The Main Street is on the National Historic Register.

A group of settlers from Manti, led by Madison D. Hambleton, came here in the Spring of 1852 to begin the community of Hambleton. A small group had come late in 1851 to find lumber and wood for their project. During the Walkara Indian War, the little group had to re-locate temporarily to Spring Town, which later became Spring City, and eventually moved back to Manti for protection. In 1859, a larger group was sent to colonize the area. When they arrived, they found the old settlement had been burned to the ground. They laid out a new townsite at that time.

Many of the new settlers were Mormon converts from Europe and Scandinavia. By 1880, Mount Pleasant was the largest city in Sanpete County, with a majority of the adults being foreign born. Because of this ethnic diversity, special cultures were formed in the small community. For a long period of time, five languages were spoken here. It took years for the melding to occur with moments of confusion and sometimes funny communication problems.

Mt Pleasant Pioneer Relic Home and Blacksmith Shop
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Wasatch Academy, founded in 1875 is the oldest continuously operating secondary school in Utah.

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