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Welcome to Cumberland Gap ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Cumberland Gap, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1888.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cumberland Gap has a population of 489 people<2> (see below for details).
Cumberland Gap is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Cumberland Gap lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Cumberland Gap (for example, toward Gernt), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The area code for Cumberland Gap: (423)
The ZIP code for Cumberland Gap: 37724<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cumberland Gap had an population of 489 people. This is a decrease of 1.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 139.71% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cumberland Gap had a population of 494 people. This makes Cumberland Gap the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 494 people, the population of Cumberland Gap increased 142.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 204 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cumberland Gap.
Communities near Cumberland Gap ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cumberland Gap.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cumberland Gap. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cumberland Gap.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cumberland Gap. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cumberland Gap.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cumberland Gap. See our Newspapers Page for Cumberland Gap.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cumberland Gap ...
Looking for more information about Cumberland Gap? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Cumberland Gap, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cumberland Gap.
Adding Cumberland Gap to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cumberland Gap in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Cumberland Gap was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Cumberland Gap in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Cumberland Gap.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 27 Sep 2023