McGirk, Missouri

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McGirk is an unincorporated community in eastern Moniteau County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about five miles east of California on old U.S. Route 50.

A post office called McGirk has been in operation since 1881.[2] The community has the name of the local McGirk family.[3][4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: McGirk, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved November 10, 2016. 
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1917). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 333. 
  4. ^ "Moniteau County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 10, 2016. 

Coordinates: 38°36′40″N 92°28′35″W / 38.61111°N 92.47639°W / 38.61111; -92.47639