Damascus is a town in . Damascus is a popular pit stop for hikers on the Appalachian Trail. The downtown is quite picturesque, with homes and churches that date from its heyday as a stop on the Norfolk & Western Railway's spur line that ran from Abingdon VA to West Jefferson NC until the mid-1970s.

Landmarks in the Area

Holston High School is a public secondary school located in Washington County, Virginia. is situated 1½ miles northwest of Damascus.

Localities in the Area

Sutherland is an unincorporated community in Johnson County, , United States. is situated 2½ miles southwest of Damascus.


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