Mount Pleasant, TX (Taylor County)


By: Mark Odintz

Type: General Entry

Published: April 1, 1995


Mount Pleasant is on Farm Road 1235 a mile northeast of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe line and fourteen miles southwest of Abilene in western Taylor County. In 1909 a school with two teachers opened there. In 1940 Mount Pleasant had a church, a school, and a number of scattered dwellings. By the 1980s the community consisted of only a few scattered dwellings.

Juanita Daniel Zachry, A History of Rural Taylor County (Burnet, Texas: Nortex, 1980).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Mark Odintz, “Mount Pleasant, TX (Taylor County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 19, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/mount-pleasant-tx-taylor-county.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

April 1, 1995

Place
Mount Pleasant
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1378709
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Taylor County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 32.39706960°
  • Longitude: -99.97176110°