Swoope, Virginia

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Swoope, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Swoope, Virginia is located in Virginia
Swoope, Virginia
Swoope, Virginia
Swoope, Virginia is located in the US
Swoope, Virginia
Swoope, Virginia
Coordinates: 38°09′29″N 79°12′23″W / 38.15806°N 79.20639°W / 38.15806; -79.20639Coordinates: 38°09′29″N 79°12′23″W / 38.15806°N 79.20639°W / 38.15806; -79.20639
Country United States
State Virginia
County Augusta
Elevation 1,621 ft (494 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 24479
Area code(s) 540
GNIS feature ID 1493681[1]

Swoope is an unincorporated community in Augusta County, Virginia, United States. Swoope is located on State Routes 703 and 860 7.4 miles (11.9 km) west of Staunton. Swoope has a post office with ZIP code 24479, which opened on March 6, 1838.[2][3] Buffalo Gap High School is located in Swoope.[4] Polyface Farm, a sustainable farm run by Joel Salatin, is also near Swoope.

The Glebe Burying Ground, Intervale, and Lewis Shuey House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]


  1. ^ "Swoope". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved April 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Buffalo Gap High School". Augusta County Public Schools. Retrieved April 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.