When you have lived in a certain area for a length of time, you start to think you know where every place is in your region. So, when a name of a town comes across your ears and it is allegedly in your county, do you think, nah that's impossible? Or what the heck? Where is that?

How did I come across the town of Pleasant Plains New York? Every morning we run a traffic report two times an hour. On this particular day, there was a different traffic reporter filling in and she kept saying that the roads were all clear in Pleasant Plains, so I began the investigation!

Where is Pleasant Plains New York? What county is it in?

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Have you ever heard of it? Don't feel bad if you don't. It's like where is Peckville or Kent Cliffs, you probably only know they are there if you pass the sign. So, Pleasant Plains? Where is it? Well, it's a two-part answer. The town of Pleasant Plains New York is located on Long Island.

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So how is there a Pleasant Plains in the Hudson Valley, New York?

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Ha! It is in the Hudson Valley New York not as a town, but as a hamlet! So where is the hamlet of Pleasant Plains New York? It is located in the Town of Clinton in Dutchess County. According to the map on Microsoft it is the area located, along Dutchess County Road 14 east of DeWitt Clinton, and west of Clinton Corners.

If you are looking to compare small towns to pizza toppings? Probably not, but it is cool to rethink how you see pepperoni and mushrooms! 

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Here are some more interesting things find out small towns in New York and their claim to fame 

Wow! 13 Small Upstate New York Towns That Put Their Claim to Fame on Their Welcome Signs!

For road warriors who like nothing better than to drive around the backroads and byways of Upstate New York exploring the region, there is nothing we like better than to come upon a small village or town that puts their claim to fame right up there on their "welcome sign." All of these 13 places do that. They are curious, historical, whimsical, and fascinating to those of us interested in Upstate history.

21 Of the Most Mangled Town and Village Names in Upstate New York

There are a lot of town names in Upstate New York with a whole lot of unnecessary letters in them. Because the towns and villages were named (for the most part) 200 plus years ago by the Native American tribes who settled here, this leads to many mispronounced (yes, mangled) pronunciations for us all these years later.

This is a list of 21 of the most commonly mangled pronunciations of Upstate town names. Of course, there are many more so we look forward to our readers sharing their own suggestions for "most mangled, mispronounced town names in Upstate New York."

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