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Glenwood, Alabama
(Crenshaw County)

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Welcome to Glenwood ...

The town of Glenwood is located in Crenshaw County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Glenwood has a population of 189 people<1> (see below for details).

Glenwood is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Glenwood lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Glenwood is located in the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Glenwood: 36034<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glenwood had a population of 187 people. This makes Glenwood the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 187 people, the population of Glenwood decreased 2.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 191 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Glenwood had an population of 189 people. This is an increase of 1.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.05% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Glenwood.

Communities near Glenwood ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Glenwood and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2015
Brantley   [Map]   805   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Centre Ridge - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dozier   [Map]   332   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   S   18 miles [29 km]
Goshen   [Map]   257   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Glenwood.

Communities Also Named Glenwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Glenwood: This one is located in Crenshaw County and the other is located in Houston County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 89 communities that are also named Glenwood - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida (4), Georgia (4), Hawaii, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (6), Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (5), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (5), Washington (3) and West Virginia (4).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Glenwood.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Glenwood. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glenwood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glenwood.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Glenwood:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenwood ...

Looking for more information about Glenwood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Glenwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Glenwood.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Glenwood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glenwood.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glenwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Glenwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glenwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Glenwood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glenwood) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glenwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glenwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6675, Longitude: -86.1730     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glenwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Glenwood.


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