Gainesboro, Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Gainesboro is located in Virginia
Gainesboro is located in the US
Location within the state of Virginia
Coordinates: 39°16′42″N 78°15′33″W / 39.27833°N 78.25917°W / 39.27833; -78.25917Coordinates: 39°16′42″N 78°15′33″W / 39.27833°N 78.25917°W / 39.27833; -78.25917
Country United States
State Virginia
County Frederick
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1466944[1]

Gainesboro is an unincorporated community in Frederick County, Virginia. Gainesboro is located northwest of Winchester off the North Frederick Pike (US 522) on Gainesboro Road (VA 684). Gainesboro is the northernmost community in Virginia.

Gainesboro was established in 1798 and originally known as Pugh Town or Pughtown after an early settler, Job Pugh, who surveyed and plotted the original village.

Historic sites[edit]

  • Gainesboro School (1935), 5629 North Frederick Pike
  • Gainesboro United Methodist Church


At the national level, Gainesboro is located in Virginia's 10th congressional district, represented by Republican Barbara Comstock.[2]

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