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Welcome to Pleasant Valley ...

The city of Pleasant Valley is located in Marion County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pleasant Valley has a population of 3,141 people<2> (see below for details).

Pleasant Valley is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Pleasant Valley: (304) & (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Pleasant Valley: 26554<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pleasant Valley had an population of 3,141 people. This is a decrease of 0.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pleasant Valley had a population of 3,149 people (or 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 total 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 (with a count of 3,124 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Pleasant Valley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pleasant Valley.

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgantown
    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<7>
  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksburg
    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<7>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,842 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<7>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grafton
    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Pleasant Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Westover [Monongalia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westover
      • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,173 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<7>
    • Granville [Monongalia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granville
      • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,140 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
    • Shinnston [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinnston
      • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<7>
    • Mannington [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mannington
      • Mannington [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,023 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<7>
    • Star City [Monongalia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star City
      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,948 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Pleasant Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,714 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pleasant Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pleasant Valley.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Pleasant Valley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pleasant Valley. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pleasant Valley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pleasant Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pleasant Valley. 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 Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4534, Longitude: -80.1437    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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