Cumberland Gap, Tennessee


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Cumberland Gap is a town in Claiborne County, Tennessee, United States. Its population was 494 at the 2010 census. The town is located near the Cumberland Gap, a historic mountain pass for which the town is named, and is surrounded on all sides by the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. The town is also a part of the park.Most of the downtown area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Cumberland Gap Historic District.thumbHistoryIn 1888, a work camp was established at Cumberland Gap by Scottish-born entrepreneur Alexander Arthur (1846 - 1912) to house workers needed to build a tunnel for the Knoxville, Cumberland Gap & Louisville Railroad. Arthur, who was attempting to establish a large-scale iron production operation in the Cumberland Gap region, founded the nearby cities of Middlesboro, Kentucky, and Harrogate, Tennessee, and the nearby community of Arthur.GeographyCumberland Gap is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3sqmi, all land.

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The Mountain Fiesta

The Mountain Fiesta
11:00 am - 04/21/2018

At Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

The 2nd Annual Mountain Fiesta, hosted in Cumberland Gap, TN, is completely free to the community and offers concerts, free professional dance classes, art, craft...

Cumberland Gap Street Festival

Cumberland Gap Street Festival
12:00 pm - 04/07/2018

At Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

Enjoy a day of food, fun, music, and games and learn more about the restaurants, businesses, and people that call Cumberland Gap home! In case of rain events will...

Celebrate Christmas in the Gap!

Celebrate Christmas in the Gap!
06:00 pm - 12/08/2017

At Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

Celebrate Christmas in the Gap! Come visite with SANTA IN THE GAP Friday and Saturday evenings, December 8th through the 23rd from 6 PM to 9 PM. Come say "Hi"...

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