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Point Pleasant is an unincorporated community in New Madrid County, Missouri, United States.

History

The first settlement at Point Pleasant was made in 1815. The town site was platted in 1846, and so named on account of its scenic location. A post office called Point Pleasant was established in 1845, and remained in operation until 1979.

At the turn of the 20th century, Point Pleasant contained a cotton gin and a saw mill.

Coordinates: 36°27′09″N 89°34′28″W / 36.4525°N 89.57444°W / 36.4525; -89.57444

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