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Overview

Introduction to Mount Pleasant, Texas

Mount Pleasant, Texas, in Titus county, is 47 miles N of Longview, Texas (center to center) and 109 miles E of Dallas, Texas.

Mount Pleasant History

Mount Pleasant was initially occupied by the Caddo Indians. It was first settled in the 1830s and became the county seat of the newly formed Titus County, in 1846, the main cash crops of the area were cotton and corn. The city also served as a confederate transportation depot during the Civil War. The first railroads arrived in Mount Pleasant in the 1870s. The city was incorporated on September 17, 1900. T. C. Hutchings became the first mayor of Mount Pleasant.

Mount Pleasant and nearby Attractions

  • Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
  • Legends and Lawless Museum
  • Dellwood Park
  • Mount Pleasant Historical Museum
  • Franklin County Museum
  • Florey - Meriwether Home

Things To Do In Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant offers numerous recreational facilities both for its residents and visitors. The Oaklawn Park, Jurney Park, Fair Park, Sam Parker Field, and Edwards Park are some of the local parks and playgrounds. At Dellwood Park you can relax on the deck that overlooks a beautiful reflecting pond. The Legends and Lawless Museum, Daingerfield State Park, and Flight of the Phoenix Aviation Museum are also worth visiting.

Mount Pleasant Transportation

Flights can be availed from Cox Field Airport.

Mount Pleasant Higher Education

Northeast Texas Community College is the local college. Tyler Junior College, The University of Texas at Tyler, and Kilgore College also offer higher educational facilities.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,069
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens13%
Employed Population 16+7,218
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married47.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.1%
Median Earnings25+$26,975
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,043
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,816

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,315
% Above Poverty Level81.5%
% Below Poverty Level18.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone23.4%
Median Gross Rent$658
Median House Value$89,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)65.8%
Irish3.8%
English3.7%
German2.7%
African1.1%
Scottish0.7%
Italian0.5%
French Except Basque0.4%
Polish0.4%
Czech0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Russian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Mount Pleasant Almanac

CategoryValue
County Titus County
Standard Zip Codes75455
P.O. Box Zip Codes75456
Phone Area Codes430,903
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.16
Approximate Longitude-94.97

Mount Pleasant Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMOUNT PLEASANT
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp29 to 54 F
Apr Temp48 to 75 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp49 to 78 F
Annual Precip48.5 inches
StationDAINGERFIELD 9 S
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp34 to 56 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 95 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip46.7 inches
StationSULPHUR SPRINGS
Distance38.5 miles
Jan Temp31 to 54 F
Apr Temp51 to 75 F
Jul Temp72 to 95 F
Oct Temp52 to 79 F
Annual Precip47.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Daingerfield2,613$43,274
Mount Vernon2,729$52,206
Omaha761$57,583
Pittsburg4,594$44,219
Talco619$47,813

Mount Pleasant Hospitals

Titus Regional Medical Center
(Government - District/authority)
2001 North Jefferson Avenue

Mount Pleasant Public Schools

Annie Sims El
1801 E 1st St
ZIP: 75455
(903) 575-2062
Primary
Total Enrollment 543
Chapel Hill El
1069 Cr 4660
ZIP: 75455
(903) 572-1086
Primary
Total Enrollment 460
Chapel Hill H S
1069 Cr 4660
ZIP: 75455
(903) 572-1086
High
Total Enrollment 325
Chapel Hill J H
1069 Cr 4660
ZIP: 75455
(903) 572-1086
Middle
Total Enrollment 217
Child Development Center
1602 W Ferguson Rd
ZIP: 75455
(903) 575-2092
Primary
Total Enrollment 527
E C Brice El
311 Cedar St
ZIP: 75455
(903) 575-2057
Primary
Total Enrollment 570
Frances Corprew El
909 School St
ZIP: 75455
(903) 575-2050
Primary
Total Enrollment 455
Mount Pleasant Daep
2110 N Edwards
ZIP: 75455
(903) 575-2095
Other
Total Enrollment 17
Mount Pleasant H S
2110 N Edwards Ave
ZIP: 75455
(903) 575-2020
High
Total Enrollment 1440
Mount Pleasant J H
2801 Old Paris Rd
ZIP: 75455
(903) 575-2110
Middle
Total Enrollment 707
P E Wallace Middle
504 Dunn Ave
ZIP: 75455
(903) 575-2040
Middle
Total Enrollment 687
Vivian Fowler El
503 N Otyson
ZIP: 75455
(903) 575-2070
Primary
Total Enrollment 478

Mount Pleasant Private Schools

Kindlelight School
1304 E Ferguson Rd
ZIP: 75455
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Mt Pleasant Christian School
300 S Florey Ave
ZIP: 75455
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 12
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