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Welcome to Glen Raven ...

Glen Raven is located in Alamance County<1>.

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

Glen Raven is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Glen Raven is within the (336) area code.

Websites for Glen Raven ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.alamancechamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Glen Raven, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Glen Raven ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Glen Raven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<5>
  • Mebane [Alamance County]
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    • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Glen Raven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,732 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mebane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mebane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mebane<5>
  • Graham [Alamance County]
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    • Graham [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Glen Raven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,766 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graham<5>
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
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    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Glen Raven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville 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 Reidsville<5>
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    • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
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      • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Glen Raven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville 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 Gibsonville<5>
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Glen Raven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Garden 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 Pleasant Garden<5>
    • Liberty [Randolph County]
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      • Liberty [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Glen Raven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,671 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty 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 Liberty<5>
    • Haw River [Alamance County]
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      • Haw River [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Glen Raven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haw River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haw River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haw River<5>
    • Green Level [Alamance County]
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      • Green Level [Alamance County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Glen Raven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,341 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Level have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Swepsonville [Alamance County]
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      • Swepsonville [Alamance County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Glen Raven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swepsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Glen Raven. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glen Raven.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Raven ...

Looking for more information about Glen Raven? 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 Raven, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Glen Raven.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Alamance County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Alamance County: www.alamance-nc.com/

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 Alamance, 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 Glen Raven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glen Raven) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glen Raven. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glen RavenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Raven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1132, Longitude: -79.4764       In this case, the coordinates for Glen Raven 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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