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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Welcome to Glenwood Springs ...
A typical abbreviation for Glenwood Springs: Glenwood Spgs. (or less commonly used: Glenwood Spngs. or Glenwood Sprngs.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Glenwood Springs has a population of 10,032 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Glenwood Springs, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated September 4, 1885.
Glenwood Springs is 5,840 feet [1,780 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Glenwood Springs is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Glenwood Springs lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Glenwood Springs lies within the (970) area code.
The ZIP codes for Glenwood Springs: 81601-81602<4>
Websites for Glenwood Springs ...
Official Website: www.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.glenwoodchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glenwood Springs had an population of 10,032 people. This is an increase of 4.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.68% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Glenwood Springs had a population of 9,614 people (which is 17.05% of the total population of Garfield County). This makes Glenwood Springs the county's most populous community.
The population of Glenwood Springs represents 0.19% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,614 people, the population of Glenwood Springs increased 24.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,736 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Glenwood Springs.
Communities near Glenwood Springs ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Glenwood Springs.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Glenwood Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glenwood Springs.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glenwood Springs. 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 Glenwood Springs.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glenwood Springs. Our list includes 38 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Glenwood Springs.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenwood Springs ...
Looking for more information about Glenwood Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Glenwood Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Glenwood Springs.
Adding Glenwood Springs to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Glenwood Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Glenwood Springs was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Glenwood Springs on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Glenwood Springs: www.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us/
The official website for Garfield County: www.garfield-county.com/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2022