Buford's Gap

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Buford's Gap
Elevation 1,240 ft (378 m)
Traversed by US 460.svg U.S. Highway 460
Location Bedford County, Virginia,
United States
Range Blue Ridge Mountains
Coordinates 37°23′37″N 79°46′53″W / 37.3936°N 79.7814°W / 37.3936; -79.7814Coordinates: 37°23′37″N 79°46′53″W / 37.3936°N 79.7814°W / 37.3936; -79.7814

Buford's Gap is a wind gap in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Bedford County, Virginia. Buford's Gap was the original crossing of the Blue Ridge Mountains for the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, later the Norfolk and Western Railway, a precursor of today's Norfolk Southern Railway system. It was the site of a battle in 1864 during the American Civil War. U.S. Route 460 also passes through the gap.