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Welcome to Glasgow ...
The location of Glasgow has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Glasgow, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Glasgow has a population of 1,082 people<3> (see below for details).
Glasgow is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Glasgow lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Glasgow lies within the (660) area code.
The ZIP code for Glasgow: 65254<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glasgow had an population of 1,082 people. This is a decrease of 1.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.33% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Glasgow had a population of 1,103 people (or 10.87% of the total population of Howard County). This makes Glasgow the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Glasgow represents 0.02% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 333rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,103 people, the population of Glasgow decreased 12.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,263 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Glasgow.
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), California, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, 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.
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 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. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Glasgow.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glasgow ...
Looking for more information about Glasgow? 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 Glasgow, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor 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 in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Glasgow in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Glasgow.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023