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New Market Gap
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View of New Market Gap from the Blue Ridge
Elevation 1,808 ft (551 m)
Traversed by US 211.svg U.S. Route 211
Location Page County / Shenandoah County, Virginia, United States
Range Massanutten Mountain
Ridge and Valley Appalachians
Coordinates 38°38′34″N 78°36′44″W / 38.6428967°N 78.6122367°W / 38.6428967; -78.6122367
New Market Gap is located in Virginia
New Market Gap
Location in Virginia

New Market Gap is a wind gap in the Massanutten Mountain in Virginia. The 1,804 feet (550 m) gap is located approximately in the middle of the range, dividing it into north and south sections.

U.S. Route 211 runs through the gap, connecting New Market in the Shenandoah Valley with Luray in the Page Valley. The Massanutten Visitor Center of the George Washington National Forest is off Rt. 211 in the gap.

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