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Welcome to Glasgow ...

The city of Glasgow is located in Valley County<1> (at the time of its founding, Glasgow was located in Dawson County) and is the County Seat for Valley County.

The pronunciation of Glasgow: GLAS-goh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glasgow has a population of 3,321 people<3> (see below for details).

Glasgow was established in 1887.

The community of Glasgow is 2,110 feet [643 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Glasgow lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Glasgow is located in the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Glasgow: 59230<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glasgow had an population of 3,321 people. This is an increase of 2.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glasgow had a population of 3,250 people (which is 44.1% of the total population of Valley County). This makes Glasgow the county's most populous community.

The population of Glasgow represents 0.33% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,250 people, the population of Glasgow has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,253 people).

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

Communities Also Named Glasgow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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, Missouri, 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.

  • Nashua [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashua
    • Nashua [Valley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Glasgow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashua have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<8>
  • Fort Peck [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Peck
    • Fort Peck [Valley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Glasgow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 237 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Peck have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Peck
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Peck<8>
  • Saint Marie [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marie
    • Saint Marie [Valley County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Glasgow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marie<8>
  • McCone City [McCone County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCone City
    • McCone City [McCone County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Glasgow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCone City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vandalia [Valley County]
    • Hinsdale [Valley County]
    • Frazer [Valley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frazer
      • Frazer [Valley County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<6> to the east of Glasgow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frazer have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frazer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frazer<8>
    • Larslan [Valley County]
    • Lustre [Valley County]
    • Saco [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saco
      • Saco [Phillips County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Glasgow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 185 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saco<8>

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 14 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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Glasgow was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Montana

About Valley County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Valley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Glasgow. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glasgow.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glasgow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Glasgow). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glasgow or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glasgow) 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 Glasgow. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GlasgowOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glasgow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1970, Longitude: -106.6367    
<7>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.
<8>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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