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Welcome to Mount Gate ...

Mount Gate is located in Tazewell County<1>.

The location of Mount Gate has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Gate: Mt. Gate

Mount Gate is 2,660 feet [811 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Mount Gate is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Mount Gate lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Mount Gate: (276)

Communities near Mount Gate ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Gate.

  • Marion (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
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    • Marion lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Mount Gate and is located in Smyth County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Richlands (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
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    • Richlands lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Mount Gate and is located in Tazewell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,224 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richlands
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richlands<5>
  • Bluefield (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
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    • Bluefield lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Gate and is located in Tazewell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,814 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<5>
  • Tazewell (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
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    • Tazewell lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Mount Gate and is located in Tazewell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,113 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tazewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tazewell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tazewell<5>
  • Saltville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
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    • Saltville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Gate and is located in Smyth County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,895 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltville<5>
  • Chilhowie (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
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    • Chilhowie lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Gate and is located in Smyth County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,698 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilhowie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chilhowie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chilhowie<5>
  • Rural Retreat (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
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    • Rural Retreat lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Gate and is located in Wythe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,448 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rural Retreat
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rural Retreat<5>
  • Cedar Bluff (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
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    • Cedar Bluff lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Mount Gate and is located in Tazewell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 998 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Bluff<5>
  • War (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
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    • War lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Gate and is located in McDowell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for War have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on War
  • Anawalt (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
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    • Anawalt lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Mount Gate and is located in McDowell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 172 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anawalt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Mount Gate. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Gate.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Gate. 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 Mount Gate.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Gate. See our Newspapers Page for Mount Gate.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Gate ...

Looking for more information about Mount Gate? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Mount Gate, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Gate.

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The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Tazewell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Gate - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Mount Gate) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Gate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0584, Longitude: -81.5307       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Gate have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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