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Welcome to Cumberland Gap ...

The town of Cumberland Gap is located in Claiborne County.

The location of Cumberland Gap has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, 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).

Cumberland Gap lies within the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

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 (with a count of 204 people).

Taken from the 2018 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).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cumberland Gap.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cumberland Gap. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cumberland Gap.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Cumberland Gap ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Tazewell   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of Cumberland Gap

Alanthus Hill   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Cumberland Gap

Located in Hancock County

Tazewell   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Cumberland Gap

Pineville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Cumberland Gap

Located in Bell County (KY)

Minton Mill   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Cumberland Gap

Evans Ferry   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Cumberland Gap

Braden   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Cumberland Gap

Located in Union County

Stony Fork Junction   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Cumberland Gap

Located in Bell County (KY)

Edgewood   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Cumberland Gap

Located in Bell County (KY)

Calvin   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Cumberland Gap

Located in Bell County (KY)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cumberland Gap.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Claiborne County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cumberland Gap. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cumberland Gap.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cumberland Gap - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cumberland Gap) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cumberland Gap. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cumberland Gap

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cumberland Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5973, Longitude: -83.6660     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cumberland Gap have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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