Welcome to Pleasantville
Located just 25 miles southeast of Des Moines in central Marion County, Iowa, Pleasantville
offers a a small-town feel with large town amenities.
With the variety of services, businesses, restaurants and more in Pleasantville, we encourage you to visit and take a look around to see what our community offers!
Since first opening their doors in 1930, Pleasantville State Bank has been locally
owned and operated - by trustworthy, reliable people from right here in the Midwest.
The staff focus on what’s really important - offering the products and services
their customers need to succeed, with the personable service that only a small community
bank can provide.
Pleasantville State Bank provides a full range of banking services. Call them at
(515) 848-5741 or visit their web site at www.pleasantvillestatebank.com for more information.
4th of July in Pleasantville
In September of 1814, Francis Scott Key was inspired to write the Star Spangled
Banner after witnessing the twenty-five hour bombardment of Fort McHenry by the
British Navy. In recognition of the 200th anniversary of our nation’s national
anthem, the theme of the 2014 Pleasantville 4th of July celebration was, Dreams
Come True Under the Red, White and Blue.
For the first time, the Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce awarded $500 to the group with a parade float that received the most votes in the People's Choice Category. With almost 1,300 ballots cast, the winner of the 2014 People's Choice Award and the $500 cash prize was the Pleasantville Garden Club!
The Pleasantville Chamber also hosted a variety of activities including a pet show and bag tournament. Congratulations to our winners!
Pet Show Winners
- Diedra Dogget (Most Patriotic Pet)
- Elizabeth Gray (Best Trick)
- Jennifer Gray (Cutest Pet)
- Lorrie Marchael (Smallest Pet)
- Pet Show (Largest Pet)
Bag Tournament Winners
- Logan Rood, Jimmy McCann - Bag Tournament 1st Place
- Ryan Taylor, Luke Adreon - BagTournament 2nd Place
For pictures of the award winners, click on his/her name. For more pictures of the parade and other activities, check out the 2014 Fourth of July Celebration in the Photo Albums.