Place:Mount Pleasant, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


NameMount Pleasant
Alt namesGermantownsource: Family History Library Catalog
Germantown Townshipsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates40.05°N 75.183°W
Located inPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Mount Pleasant is an inhabited place within the boundaries of Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, PA. [Philadelphia County is coterminous with the City of Philadelphia.] It is within the area commonly referred to as Germantown. In origin, Germantown was a large tract of land (5000+ acres) in Montgomery County, and was established in 1683. The Germantown tract was divided into four distinct villages: Germantown, Cresheim, Sommerhausen, and Crefelt. Mount Pleasant is located within the borders of what was originally called Germantown Village.

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