Gum Stump, Pennsylvania

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Gum Stump
Unincorporated community
Gum Stump is located in Pennsylvania
Gum Stump
Gum Stump
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°58′49″N 77°50′58″W / 40.98028°N 77.84944°W / 40.98028; -77.84944Coordinates: 40°58′49″N 77°50′58″W / 40.98028°N 77.84944°W / 40.98028; -77.84944
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Elevation 968 ft (295 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1176314[1]

Gum Stump is an unincorporated community in Boggs Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania.

It is located at latitude 40.98°N, longitude 77.85°W, about 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Bellefonte, the seat of Centre County. Its elevation is approximately 1,100 ft (340 m).

The Bellefonte and Snowshoe Railroad switchbacks are located there. The switchbacks are the inspiration for Chuck Yungkurth's model railroad switchbacks.[2]

Gum Stump is the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands No. 103, an 8,994-acre (36.40 km2) hunting range maintained by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

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