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Welcome to Glouster ...
The location of Glouster has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Glouster: GLOW-stir<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Glouster, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Glouster has a population of 1,785 people<4> (see below for details).
Glouster is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Glouster lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Glouster is located in the (740) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glouster had an population of 1,785 people. This is a decrease of 0.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.48% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Glouster had a population of 1,791 people. This makes Glouster the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Glouster represents 0.02% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 415th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,791 people, the population of Glouster decreased 9.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,972 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Glouster.
Communities near Glouster ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Glouster.
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 Glouster. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glouster.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glouster. 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 Glouster.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glouster. See our Newspapers Page for Glouster.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glouster ...
Looking for more information about Glouster? 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 Glouster, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Glouster.
Adding Glouster to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Glouster in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Glouster was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Glouster on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Glouster.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glouster. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Athens County: www.athenscountygovernment.com/
The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023