Gilmer, Roanoke, Virginia

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Gilmer is a Roanoke, Virginia neighborhood located in central Roanoke, abutting the Norfolk Southern rail yard that initially developed in the 1920s as an early Roanoke suburb. It borders the neighborhoods of Harrison on the north, Gainsboro to the east and Loudon-Melrose to the west. Both the West End and Hurt Park are to the south and can be accessed via the 10th Street Bridge across the railroad gulch.[1] Founded in 1980, the Northwest Neighborhood Environmental Organization is the community development corporation active within the Gilmer neighborhood.[2]


  1. ^ "Explore Roanoke Neighborhood Map: Gilmer". City of Roanoke Department of Neighborhoods. Retrieved 2008-05-02. 
  2. ^ "Gilmer Neighborhood Plan". City of Roanoke Planning Division. Retrieved 2008-05-02. 

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