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Welcome to Glen ...

The town of Glen is located in Alcorn County<1>.

The location of Glen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glen has a population of 414 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Glen.

Glen is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Glen: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glen had an population of 414 people. This is an increase of 0.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 44.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glen had a population of 412 people. This makes Glen the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Glen represents 0.01% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 234th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 412 people, the population of Glen increased 44.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 286 people).

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

Adding Glen to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Glen elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Glen on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Glen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Glen - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas (2), Maryland (2), Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire (2), New Mexico (2), New York (3), North Carolina, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Glen ...

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

  • Tulu [McNairy County]
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    • Tulu [McNairy County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Glen
    • Estimated population in 2014: 18,899 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tulu have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulu
  • Corinth [Alcorn County]
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    • Corinth [Alcorn County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Glen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corinth<6>
  • Booneville [Prentiss County]
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    • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Glen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<6>
  • Iuka [Tishomingo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iuka
    • Iuka [Tishomingo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Glen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,937 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iuka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iuka<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Farmington [Alcorn County]
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      • Farmington [Alcorn County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Burnsville [Tishomingo County]
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      • Burnsville [Tishomingo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 934 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
    • Nixon [Hardin County]
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      • Nixon [Hardin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2014: 718 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nixon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nixon
    • Eastview [McNairy County]
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      • Eastview [McNairy County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastview
    • Michie [McNairy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Michie
      • Michie [McNairy County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Michie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Michie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Michie<6>
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumpertown

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 Glen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glen.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glen. 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 Glen.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen ...

Looking for more information about Glen? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Glen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Glen.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glen. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Alcorn, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glen.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glen) 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 Glen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8586, Longitude: -88.4199       In this case, the coordinates for Glen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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