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Mount Pleasant, Mississippi
|Elevation||469 ft (143 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||674210|
Mount Pleasant (or Mt. Pleasant) is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in northeastern Marshall County, Mississippi, located along U.S. Route 72 at State Route 311. Although unincorporated, it has a post office serving the nearby city of Holly Springs. The zip code is 38649. The community also has a volunteer fire department located on Boswell road, and a K-12 school located off of US Highway 72. Mount Pleasant is bordered by Cayce and Taska to the west, Holly Springs to the south, Slayden to the east, and Collierville, Tennessee to the north.
Professional baseball player Benn Karr was born in Mount Pleasant.
It was first named as a CDP in the 2020 Census which listed a population of 293.
|U.S. Decennial Census
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2020||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||250||85.32%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||31||10.58%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||0||0.00%|
|Asian alone (NH)||0||0.00%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||1||0.34%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||0||0.00%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||4||1.37%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||7||2.39%|
Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.
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