Pleasantville was incorporated in 1849 and is located southeast of Des Moines in Marion County. Pleasantville can be accessed via Highway 5. Pleasantville has a population of approximately 1,694 people, making up 615 households, with an average household size of 2.44, and a median household income of $40,000.
Pleasantville offers a variety of sporting leagues for kids and various activities including: football, basketball, baseball, wrestling, soccer, softball, slow pitch softball, and volleyball.
Lake Red Rock is located approximately six miles east of Pleasantville. Lake Red Rock is the largest lake in Iowa and has a number of public ramps, trails, beaches, camping, and natural habitats. It is probably the most notable recreational area around Pleasantville.
Pleasantville is in the Pleasantville Community School District. The Pleasantville Community School District has a combined enrollment of approximately 780 students in Pre-K-12th grade. The Pleasantville Community School District is also the first school in Iowa to be approved by the Iowa Department of Education for an Innovative Calendar featuring four-day weeks.
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