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Welcome to Glasgow ...

So far, we found very little information about Glasgow. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Glasgow to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Glasgow, please Contact Us.

Glasgow would have been located within present day San Bernardino County<2>.

We aren't confident of the location of Glasgow, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Glasgow is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Glasgow was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Glasgow would have been located in the (760) and (442)<5> area codes.

Communities Also Named Glasgow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 27 communities that are also named Glasgow - they are located in Alabama (2), Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Glasgow ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Glasgow.

  • Kelso
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelso
    • Kelso is located in San Bernardino County
  • Zzyzx
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zzyzx
    • Zzyzx is located in San Bernardino County
    • Former names for Zzyzx:
    • Camp Soda
    • Soda Springs
  • Baker
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Ludlow
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Siberia ‑ Historic
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Siberia
    • Siberia is located in San Bernardino County
  • Bagdad ‑ Historic
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bagdad
    • Bagdad is located in San Bernardino County
  • Cima
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Afton ‑ Historic
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Afton
    • Afton is located in San Bernardino County
  • Amboy
    (30 miles [48.3 km] to the south)
  • Lavic ‑ Historic
    (30 miles [48.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavic
    • Lavic is located in San Bernardino County

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Glasgow. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glasgow.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glasgow. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Glasgow.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glasgow. See our Newspapers Page for Glasgow.

Adding Glasgow to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glasgow in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Glasgow was mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).

We also found Glasgow mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (June 1939).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Glasgow.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Glasgow, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including San Bernardino, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glasgow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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