Pleasant View, Colorado

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Pleasant View, Colorado
Pleasant View, Colorado is located in Colorado
Pleasant View, Colorado
Location in Montezuma County and the state of Colorado
Pleasant View, Colorado is located in the US
Pleasant View, Colorado
Pleasant View, Colorado (the US)
Coordinates: 37°35′18″N 108°45′57″W / 37.58833°N 108.76583°W / 37.58833; -108.76583Coordinates: 37°35′18″N 108°45′57″W / 37.58833°N 108.76583°W / 37.58833; -108.76583
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Montezuma[1]
Elevation 6,913 ft (2,107 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code[2]
Area code(s) 970
GNIS feature ID 0176857

Pleasant View is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located in Montezuma County, Colorado, United States. The Pleasant View Post Office has the ZIP Code 81331.[2]

Pleasant View should not be confused with the Census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson County, also known as Pleasant View.


Several historic places near or in Pleasant View are on the Colorado State Register of Historic Properties or the National Register of Historic Places:[3][4]

  • James A. Lancaster Site, also known as the Clawson Ruin, is an ancient pueblo archaeological site on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Pigge Site, located near Lowry Ruin, contains several pueblo ruins and a great kiva and is also on the National Register.
  • Puzzle House, is a pueblo settlement occupied three times, first about AD 650 and two occupations between AD 1075-1225. The site is on the state register.


Pleasant View is located at 37°35′18″N 108°45′57″W / 37.58833°N 108.76583°W / 37.58833; -108.76583 (37.588391,-108.765850).


The median income for a household was $16,631 in 2009. In 2000, the median income for a household was $45,897.

The median resident age was 38.6 years.[5]


Pleasant View Public Schools are part of the Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1. The district has one preschool, five elementary schools, one middle school and one high school.

Pleasant View Elementary School is located in Pleasant View. The other schools in the district are located in Cortez, and include Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 Pre-School, Kemper Elementary School, Lewis-Arriola Elementary School, Manaugh Elementary School, Mesa Elementary Schools, Cortez Middle School and Montezuma-Cortez High School. The high school mascot is the Panthers.

Mary Rubadeau is the Interim Superintendent of Schools.[6]

See also


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. January 2, 2007. Retrieved January 2, 2007.
  3. ^ National & State Registers for Montezuma County, Colorado. Archived 2012-04-24 at the Wayback Machine. Colorado Historical Society, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 10-8-2011.
  4. ^ American Dreams, Inc. Retrieved 2011-10-6.
  5. ^ "Pleasant View, Colorado". Retrieved 2012-07-07.
  6. ^ "Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1". Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1. Archived from the original on 2012-07-24. Retrieved 2012-07-13.
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