Pleasant Gap, Missouri

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Pleasant Gap is an unincorporated community in Bates County, in the U.S. state of Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.

History[edit]

Pleasant Gap was laid out in about 1840.[1] It was so named from its scenic setting in a gap.[2] A post office called Pleasant Gap was established in 1840, and remained in operation until 1918.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pleasant Gap, Missouri
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named (in public domain). The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 208.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 September 2016.

Coordinates: 38°10′22″N 94°10′56″W / 38.17278°N 94.18222°W / 38.17278; -94.18222