Pleasant Gap Township, Bates County, Missouri

Coordinates: 38°09′28″N 94°13′09″W / 38.15778°N 94.21917°W / 38.15778; -94.21917
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Pleasant Gap Township
Location in Bates County
Location in Bates County
Coordinates: 38°09′28″N 94°13′09″W / 38.15778°N 94.21917°W / 38.15778; -94.21917
Country United States
State Missouri
 • Total45.64 sq mi (118.22 km2)
 • Land45.61 sq mi (118.12 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.08%
820 ft (250 m)
 • Total264
 • Density5.8/sq mi (2.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
64724, 64730, 64779
GNIS feature ID0766304

Pleasant Gap Township is one of twenty-four townships in Bates County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 264.[1]

The township took its name from the community of Pleasant Gap, Missouri.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Pleasant Gap Township covers an area of 45.64 square miles (118.22 square kilometers); of this, 45.61 square miles (118.12 square kilometers, 99.92 percent) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 square kilometers, 0.08 percent) is water.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains Rogers Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Bauer PGI Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Butler R-V School District
  • Rich Hill R-IV

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". Retrieved 2009-05-17.
  2. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)

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