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Pleasants County, West Virginia

US county information
NamePleasants County
StateWest Virginia
SeatSt. Marys
US Area
Total Area135 sq mi (349.7 km2)
Land Area131 sq mi (339.3 km2)
Water Area4 sq mi (10.4 km2)
Population7514 (2000)
Density172/km2 (445.5/sq mi)
Founded1851

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Pleasants County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2010, the population was 7,605. Its county seat is St. Marys . It was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1851 and named for US Senator and Virginia Governor James Pleasants, Jr. Pleasants County is included in the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia-Ohio (part) Metropolitan Statistical Area.


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