Gasque, Alabama

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Gasque
Unincorporated community
Gasque is located in Alabama
Gasque
Gasque
Location within the state of Alabama
Gasque is located in the US
Gasque
Gasque
Gasque (the US)
Coordinates: 30°15′12″N 87°49′11″W / 30.25333°N 87.81972°W / 30.25333; -87.81972Coordinates: 30°15′12″N 87°49′11″W / 30.25333°N 87.81972°W / 30.25333; -87.81972
Country United States
State Alabama
County Baldwin
Elevation 7 ft (2 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 156396[1]

Gasque is an unincorporated community in unincorporated Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Gasque is located on Alabama State Route 180, 7.8 miles (12.6 km) west of Gulf Shores.

History[edit]

The community is named after the Gasque family, who lived in the area.[2] A post office operated under the name Gasque from 1880 to 1953.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gasque". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 62. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X. 
  3. ^ "Baldwin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2015.