MOUNT PLEASANT

Population 12,571

Altitude 416


General

Named from location on beautifully wooded hills. In early 1900s town attracted resort visitors to red mineral springs nearby. Today, commercial center for farming, livestock and oil. Home of Northeast Texas Community College, a three-county (Camp, Morris, Titus) college; rural campus is near Chappell Hill.

Mount Pleasant is a Texas Main Street City and in 1993 was named "One of the 100 Best Small Towns in America."

Visitors enjoy access to three nearby reservoirs famed for outstanding bass, crappie and catfish fishing: Lakes Bob Sandlin, Monticello and Welsh. In recent years, state records for largemouth bass have been set at two of the lakes; state and national bass tourneys held at the other. The Kountry Korner store at F.M. 127 & F.M. 2882 can verify large bass caught in nearby lakes with some 2,000 photographs displayed of bass caught weighing 7 lbs. or more. For additional information on shopping , accommodations, and restaurants contact the Mt. Pleasant-Titus County Chamber of Commerce at 1605 N. Jefferson, 903/572-8567.

FLOREY-MERIWETHER HOME

BOB SANDLIN STATE PARK

DELLWOOD PARK

MOUNT PLEASANT ART CENTER/GALLERY

MOUNT PLEASANT HISTORICAL MUSEUM

PLEASANT JAMBOREE

TANKERSLEY GARDENS


Attractions

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