Gore, Virginia

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Gore
Unincorporated community
Gore is located in Virginia
Gore
Gore
Gore is located in USA
Gore
Gore
Location within the state of Virginia
Coordinates: 39°15′50″N 78°19′55″W / 39.26389°N 78.33194°W / 39.26389; -78.33194Coordinates: 39°15′50″N 78°19′55″W / 39.26389°N 78.33194°W / 39.26389; -78.33194
Country United States
State Virginia
County Frederick
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,655
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 22637
GNIS feature ID 1467267[1]

Gore is an unincorporated community in western Frederick County, Virginia, United States located off the Northwestern Turnpike on Gore Road (SR 751) west of Winchester. The community is nestled in the Back Creek valley. It has been called Back Creek and Cross Junction.

Gore serves as the western terminus of the Winchester and Western Railroad. It is home to the Gore plant of Unimin Corporation. Gore is the birthplace of the author Willa Cather and country music singer Patsy Cline.

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