Neels Gap

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Coordinates: 34°44′05″N 83°55′05″W / 34.734814°N 83.917965°W / 34.734814; -83.917965

Walasi-Yi Inn in Neels Gap

Neels Gap (also known as Frogtown Gap, Frogtown Pass, Neel Gap, and Walasi-yi) is a divide along the Blue Ridge Mountains at the base of the Frogtown Creek in the counties of Union and Lumpkin in the U.S. state of Georgia. The divide is located approximately 14.5 miles (23.3 km) northeast of Dahlonega.[1]

The gap was named after W. R. Neel, a government surveyor.[2]

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  1. ^ "GNIS Detail - Neel Gap". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-12-29.
  2. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 157. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.