Welcome to the Town of Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley is a rural–suburban community distinguished by its three main hamlet areas: Pleasant Valley, Salt Point, and Washington Hollow. The Town is located in the center of Dutchess County, in southeastern New York State.

Quick Reference

About Pleasant Valley

Map of NY Counties
  • Year Established: 1821
  • Population: 9672
  • Area: 32.92 square miles
  • Annual Budget: $4.9M
  • Location: Central Dutchess County, in the State of New York


  • Google Maps – Locate Pleasant Valley in the US.
  • Landmarks of the Past – See old photos from different areas of the town and then see what it looks like today.

Obtaining copies of records

The Town’s Records Access Officer is the Town Clerk. Please contact the Town Clerk’s office for more information. To read about New York’s Freedom of Information Law, Open Meetings Law and Personal Privacy Protection Law, please reference the Department of State’s publication “Your right to know“.