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Gore
Unincorporated community
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

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.

Historic sites (listed on National Register of Historic Places)

  • Sunrise (1815)
  • Willa Cather Birthplace (Rachel E. Boak House) (1850)
  • Willow Shade (Willa Cather House) (1851)

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