January 31, 2018

Mount Pleasant, Utah

Life in Mount Pleasant, Utah, explained by people who’ve lived in Mount Pleasant:

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Mount Pleasant Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Mount Pleasant?

  • Small town feeling. (Holly, 6 months)
  • The small town feel of it. (Shanae, 15 months)
  • Small town. (Dave, 1.5 years)
  • My family and I love the small community for raising my kids. Rec sports are awesome. Great schools. (T, 4 years)
  • The horse culture. (A, 5 years)
  • Small community. (Tyson, 5 years)
  • The low amount of traffic. (Anonymous, 6 years)
  • Community. (Amber, 21 years)
  • Beauty of the valley. (Crystal, 23 years)
  • Peaceful, country life, no traffic. I love the simplicity of it. (Karole, 25 years)

Mount Pleasant Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Mount Pleasant?

  • Good old boy runs rampant. (Holly, 6 months)
  • The lack of options. (Shanae, 15 months)
  • One of us or one of them. (Dave, 1.5 years)
  • The condescending attitude of the locals. (A, 5 years)
  • The roads are horrible and several junky houses. (Tyson, 5 years)
  • Most people are friendly. (Anonymous, 6 years)
  • Not much to do. (Amber, 21 years)
  • Gossip and untrue rumors. (Karole, 25 years)

Mount Pleasant Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Mount Pleasant?

  • Swim, hike, rodeo, festivals, intramurals, library, drive in etc. (Holly, 6 months)
  • Going for drives along Skyline. (Shanae, 15 months)
  • Hiking, fishing. (Dave, 1.5 years)
  • Swim!! Riding horses, Rec sports, Wheeling up Skyline, Fires. (T, 4 years)
  • Ride horses. (A, 5 years)
  • Whatever you want. (Tyson, 5 years)
  • Playing at the park, going to sporting events. (Anonymous, 6 years)
  • Rodgers Dairy Freeze, seeing friends, the park for the kids. Mountain man rendezvous, the 4th of July celebrations, the Drive In movie theater. (Amber, 21 years)
  • Many outdoors adventures in the area. Water park, regular park, power plant park. (Crystal, 23 years)
  • 4th of July celebration, 4 wheeling, camping. (Karole, 25 years)

Mount Pleasant’s Reputation

What’s Mount Pleasant known for?

  • Wasatch Academy. (Dave, 1.5 years)
  • Country living. (T, 4 years)
  • It’s size. (A, 5 years)
  • The high school. (Tyson, 5 years)
  • Drive in movie theater, Wheelers, dairy freeze, being in Sanpete County. (Amber, 21 years)
  • Hub city days (center of Utah). (Crystal, 23 years)
  • Historical Main Street. (Karole, 25 years)

Mount Pleasant Crime

What’s the crime like in Mount Pleasant? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • Minimal. (Holly, 6 months)
  • Pretty low. (Dave, 1.5 years)
  • I don’t know, I’ve had a good experience here. (T, 4 years)
  • The farther you get from the schools, the sketchier it is. (A, 5 years)
  • There is a decent amount of crime. (Tyson, 5 years)
  • It seems to have gotten worse, more violent crime making it onto the news. (Amber, 21 years)
  • Nothing to crazy except every now and then there’s a major crime. (Karole, 25 years)

Mount Pleasant Advice

Any advice for people moving to Mount Pleasant?

  • Be ready for town shutting down on Sundays. (Dave, 1.5 years)
  • Don’t. (A, 5 years)
  • Be friendly and enjoy being here. (Tyson, 5 years)
  • Don’t go unless you are retired or are planning on trying to bring business to town. (Amber, 21 years)
  • If you come from a big city, prepare for a slow down, then just enjoy! (Crystal, 23 years)
  • Enjoyable, relaxing lifestyle. (Karole, 25 years)

Mount Pleasant Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Mount Pleasant (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • Love walking my dog all over town and seeing deer. (Dave, 1.5 years)
  • I love being two minutes away from all the mountain trails. (T, 4 years)
  • High school in general, but mostly football. (Tyson, 5 years)
  • Lots of fun with friends at the drive in, restaurants, etc. (Amber, 21 years)
  • Water fights at the park have always been fun, as well as night games! Walking the streets early in the morning, collecting coins as you go. (Crystal, 23 years)
  • High school life was lots of fun. (Karole, 25 years)

Mount Pleasant’s Future

How do you think Mount Pleasant will change over the next 10 years?

  • Not much. (Dave, 1.5 years)
  • It won’t. (A, 5 years)
  • It will grow and more businesses will come as a result. (Tyson, 5 years)
  • More and more people will move here because of the relaxed atmosphere. (Anonymous, 6 years)
  • I wouldn’t be surprised if it becomes a ghost town eventually. (Amber, 21 years)
  • Bigger, faster pace. (Crystal, 23 years)
  • Not sure. Hopefully more improvements to the town. (Karole, 25 years)

Mount Pleasant Facts

Any other interesting facts about Mount Pleasant?

  • WA has been here 142 years and the town still doesn’t fully embrace it. (Dave, 1.5 years)
  • A lot of historical spots around town (and Sanpete County), the hub on the sidewalk saying Mt. Pleasant is in the dead center of Utah. (Amber, 21 years)
  • Center of Utah plaque on Main. (Crystal, 23 years)