Gamma, Missouri

Gamma is an unincorporated community in northeast Montgomery County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1] The community is at the intersection of Missouri Routes E and CC on the south side of Elkhorn Creek. Middletown is 5.5 miles to the northwest.[2]

HistoryEdit

A post office called Gamma was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1920.[3] It is unknown why the name "Gamma" was applied to this community.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gamma, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1st ed., 1998, p. 32 ISBN 0899332242
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Montgomery County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 11, 2016.

Coordinates: 39°04′02″N 91°20′30″W / 39.06722°N 91.34167°W / 39.06722; -91.34167