Town/City
Pleasant Vale
County
Pike County
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States of America

Pleasant Vale (now New Canton), Illinois

Summary

Settled by 1823. Post office established, 26 Apr. 1827. Population of area later bolstered by Latter-day Saint immigration. Stake of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized in area, by Mar. 1841. Stake discontinued by letter from JS, 24 May 1841. Latter-day Saint population by Dec. 1841 about 200. Church members built house of worship in area.

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