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MOUNT PLEASANT, TEXAS (Taylor County). 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).

Mark Odintz


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Mark Odintz, "MOUNT PLEASANT, TX (TAYLOR COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 06, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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