Pleasant Gap, Missouri

Coordinates: 38°10′22″N 94°10′56″W / 38.17278°N 94.18222°W / 38.17278; -94.18222
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Pleasant Gap is an unincorporated community in southeastern Bates County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The community is on Missouri Route 0 approximately ten miles southeast of Butler.[1]


Pleasant Gap was laid out in about 1840.[2] It was so named from its scenic setting in a gap.[3] A post office called Pleasant Gap was established in 1840, and remained in operation until 1918.[4]


  1. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gasetteer, DeLorme, 1st ed, 1998, p. 42 ISBN 0899332242
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pleasant Gap, Missouri
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named (in public domain). The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 208.
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 September 2016.

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