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(Richmond County)

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Welcome to Glenwood ...

Glenwood is located in Richmond County<1>.

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

Glenwood is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Glenwood: (910)

Websites for Glenwood ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.richmondcountychamber.com/

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

Communities Also Named Glenwood ...

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

  • Laurinburg [Scotland County]
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    • Laurinburg [Scotland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Glenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurinburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurinburg<5>
  • Hamlet [Richmond County]
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    • Hamlet [Richmond County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Glenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,356 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlet<5>
  • Cheraw [Chesterfield County]
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    • Cheraw [Chesterfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Glenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,554 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheraw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheraw<5>
  • Wadesboro [Anson County]
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    • Wadesboro [Anson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Glenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadesboro<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Foxfire [Moore County]
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      • Foxfire [Moore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxfire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxfire
    • Ellerbe [Richmond County]
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      • Ellerbe [Richmond County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellerbe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellerbe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellerbe<5>
    • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County]
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      • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobbins Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dobbins Heights
    • Hoffman [Richmond County]
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      • Hoffman [Richmond County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoffman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoffman
    • Gibson [Scotland County]
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      • Gibson [Scotland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibson<5>
    • Lilesville [Anson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lilesville
      • Lilesville [Anson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lilesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lilesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lilesville<5>

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 Richmond County

About North Carolina

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 Richmond County: www.co.richmond.nc.us/

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 Richmond, 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>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- 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: 34.9321, Longitude: -79.7584       In this case, the coordinates for Glenwood 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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