Cumberland Gap, Claiborne County Real Estate
A Brief Overview of Cumberland Gap, Claiborne County
The county seat is Tazewell but Cumberland Gap is by far, the most well known destination in Claiborne County. Historic Cumberland Gap was and still is an important travel route through the Appalachian Mountains. Dr. Walker and Daniel Boone are two characters famous for discovery and pioneer exploration of the highly desirable hunting ground shared by numerous Indian tribes. This was the "Wilderness Road" into Kentucky and the route of the Indian Warrior's Path. Today, it is called Hwy 25e and "Dixie Highway".