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Welcome to Glenwood ...

Glenwood is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

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

Glenwood is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Glenwood: (704) & (980)<4>

Communities Also Named Glenwood ...

While we believe that this Glenwood is located in Mecklenburg County, we know of another 5 North Carolina communities named Glenwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Davidson, Guilford, Johnston, McDowell and Richmond County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 89 communities that are also named Glenwood - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida (4), Georgia (4), Hawaii, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (5), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (5), Washington (3) and West Virginia (4).

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

Communities near Glenwood ...

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

  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
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    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Glenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<6>
  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Glenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<6>
  • Indian Trail [Union County]
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    • Indian Trail [Union County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Glenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,040 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Trail have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Trail
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Trail<6>
  • Matthews [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Matthews [Mecklenburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Glenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,718 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matthews<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius 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 Cornelius<6>
    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mint Hill
      • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<6>
    • Fort Mill [York County]
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      • Fort Mill [York County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Mill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Mill<6>
    • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County]
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      • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,852 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<6>
    • Stallings [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stallings
      • Stallings [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stallings have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stallings
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stallings<6>
    • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Holly
      • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Mecklenburg County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mecklenburg County: www.charmeck.org

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 Mecklenburg, 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 Glenwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Glenwood) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2199, Longitude: -80.8731       In this case, the coordinates for Glenwood 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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