Place:Gainesboro, Frederick, Virginia, United States

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NameGainesboro
TypeCommunity
Coordinates39.267°N 78.25°W
Located inFrederick, Virginia, United States
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Gainesboro is an unincorporated community in Frederick County, Virginia. Gainesboro is located northwest of Winchester off of the North Frederick Pike (US 522) on Gainesboro Road (VA 684). Gainesboro is the northernmost community in Virginia.

Gainesboro was established in 1798 and originally known as Pugh Town or Pughtown after an early settler, Job Pugh, who surveyed and plotted the original village.

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  • Gainesboro School (1935), 5629 North Frederick Pike
  • Gainesboro United Methodist Church

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