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Welcome to Glade Valley ...

Glade Valley is located in Alleghany County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Glade Valley: Glade Vly. (or less commonly used: Glade Vally. or Glade Vlly.)

Glade Valley is 2,760 feet [841 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Glade Valley is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Glade Valley lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Glade Valley: (336)

Communities near Glade Valley ...

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

  • Galax [Galax City]
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    • Galax [Galax City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Glade Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,296 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galax<5>
  • Elkin [Surry County]
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    • Elkin [Surry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Glade Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,001 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkin<5>
  • Sparta [Alleghany County]
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    • Sparta [Alleghany County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Glade Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,723 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<5>
  • Dobson [Surry County]
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    • Dobson [Surry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Glade Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Independence [Grayson County]
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      • Independence [Grayson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Glade Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 887 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<5>
    • Fries [Grayson County]
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      • Fries [Grayson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Glade Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fries<5>
    • Ronda [Wilkes County]
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      • Ronda [Wilkes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Glade Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronda<5>
    • Ennice [Alleghany County]
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      • Ennice [Alleghany County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Glade Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ennice have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Roaring Gap [Alleghany County]
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      • Roaring Gap [Alleghany County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Glade Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roaring Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roaring Gap<5>
    • Abshers [Wilkes County]
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      • Abshers [Wilkes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Glade Valley
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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 Glade Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glade Valley.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glade Valley ...

Looking for more information about Glade Valley? 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 Glade Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Glade Valley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Alleghany County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Alleghany, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glade Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Glade Valley) 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 Glade Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glade ValleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glade Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4718, Longitude: -81.0515       In this case, the coordinates for Glade Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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