Pleasant Lake, Michigan

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Pleasant Lake, Michigan
Unincorporated community
Pleasant Lake is located in Michigan
Pleasant Lake
Pleasant Lake
Pleasant Lake is located in the US
Pleasant Lake
Pleasant Lake
Coordinates: 42°22′48″N 84°20′57″W / 42.38000°N 84.34917°W / 42.38000; -84.34917Coordinates: 42°22′48″N 84°20′57″W / 42.38000°N 84.34917°W / 42.38000; -84.34917
Country United States
State Michigan
County Jackson
Township Henrietta
Elevation 955 ft (291 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 49272
Area code(s) 517
GNIS feature ID 635107[1]

Pleasant Lake is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, Michigan, United States. Pleasant Lake is located in Henrietta Township just south of the lake itself. Pleasant Lake has a post office with ZIP code 49272.[2] In addition to the post office there is a party store, a gas station, and Christ Episcopal Church.

History[edit]

Pleasant Lake was originally known as Spring Lake until John Wenstren renamed the community in 1836. The community was platted in 1868. A post office opened in Pleasant Lake on October 13, 1961; Leo E. Osterberg was its first postmaster.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pleasant Lake, Michigan
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Romig, Walter (1986) [1973]. Michigan Place Names. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1838-X.