Rock Gap, West Virginia

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Rock Gap
Unincorporated community
Rock Gap is located in West Virginia
Rock Gap
Rock Gap
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°31′59″N 78°16′35″W / 39.53306°N 78.27639°W / 39.53306; -78.27639Coordinates: 39°31′59″N 78°16′35″W / 39.53306°N 78.27639°W / 39.53306; -78.27639
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Morgan
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1545910[1]

Rock Gap is an unincorporated community along Valley Road (U.S. Highway 522) in Morgan County, West Virginia, USA. It is located between Omps to its south and Berkeley Springs to its north. Situated between Warm Springs Ridge (1,086 feet) to its west and Timber Ridge (1,355 feet) to its east, Rock Gap takes its name from the "Rock Gap" in Warm Spring Ridge, carved out by Rock Gap Run, a tributary stream of Sleepy Creek.

Rock Gap began as a small farming community along Valley Road. It had a post office in operation from 1884 to 1907 and again between 1921 and 1925. Residents of Rock Gap currently have a Berkeley Springs address.

Historic sites[edit]

  • Mount Garfield School
  • Mount Tabor Church

Mt. Tabor Church, formerly Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, is now privately owned.

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