Pleasanton Beyond Marketing January 19, 2021 Pleasanton is a small neighborhood located at the curve of Wheeling Creek. It is mostly made up of residences, but there are a few businesses and restaurants along Washington Avenue. A large section of the neighborhood is Wheeling University — a private undergraduate and graduate university. The neighborhood used to be known as Mt. de Chantal, after the Mt. de Chantal Visitation Academy, a private school that used to exist on much of the area.