Mount Pleasant, Martin County, Indiana

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Mount Pleasant
Unincorporated community
Martin County's location in Indiana
Martin County's location in Indiana
Mount Pleasant is located in Martin County, Indiana
Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant
Location in Martin County
Coordinates: 38°39′07″N 86°53′32″W / 38.65194°N 86.89222°W / 38.65194; -86.89222Coordinates: 38°39′07″N 86°53′32″W / 38.65194°N 86.89222°W / 38.65194; -86.89222
Country United States
State Indiana
County Martin
Township Perry
Elevation[1] 594 ft (181 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 47553
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 439638

Mount Pleasant is an unincorporated community in Perry Township, Martin County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Mount Pleasant in 1824, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1862.[3] The name is likely descriptive.[4]

Geography[edit]

Mount Pleasant is located at 38°39′07″N 86°53′32″W / 38.65194°N 86.89222°W / 38.65194; -86.89222.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Mount Pleasant, Martin County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-06-27. 
  3. ^ "Martin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 230. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. Apparently, the name is commendatory.