Gilmore, Missouri

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Gilmore is an unincorporated community in St. Charles County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Gilmore was established in 1884, and remained in operation until 1959.[2] Gilmore was named for Thomas Gilmore, an early settler who was one of a company to march against the British at Rock Island and who was killed by Indians.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gilmore, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 356.

Coordinates: 38°48′37″N 90°48′22″W / 38.81028°N 90.80611°W / 38.81028; -90.80611