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Welcome to Gladewater ...

The city of Gladewater is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Gladewater is primarily located in Gregg County<1>. A portion of Gladewater extends into Upshur County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gladewater has a population of 6,320 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Gladewater.

The community of Gladewater is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Gladewater lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Gladewater: (903) and (430)<5>

The ZIP code for Gladewater: 75647<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gladewater had an population of 6,320 people. This is a decrease of 1.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gladewater had a population of 6,441 people (or 5.29% of the total population of Gregg County). This makes Gladewater the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Gladewater represents 0.03% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 280th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,441 people, the population of Gladewater increased 5.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,078 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gladewater.

Communities Also Named Gladewater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Gladewater: This one is located in Gregg County and the other is located in Titus County.

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

Communities near Gladewater ...

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

  • Longview [Gregg County]
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    • Longview [Gregg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of Gladewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,728 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longview<8>
  • Kilgore [Gregg County]
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    • Kilgore [Gregg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Gladewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,857 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilgore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilgore<8>
  • Gilmer [Upshur County]
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    • Gilmer [Upshur County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the north of Gladewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,188 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilmer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilmer<8>
  • Overton [Rusk County]
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    • Overton [Rusk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Gladewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Overton<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Big Sandy [Upshur County]
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      • Big Sandy [Upshur County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the west of Gladewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Sandy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Sandy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Sandy<8>
    • Hawkins [Wood County]
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      • Hawkins [Wood County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Gladewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,345 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawkins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hawkins<8>
    • New London [Rusk County]
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      • New London [Rusk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Gladewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,013 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<8>
    • Lakeport [Gregg County]
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      • Lakeport [Gregg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Gladewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 997 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeport<8>
    • Winona [Smith County]
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      • Winona [Smith County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Gladewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 617 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<8>
    • Rolling Meadows [Gregg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Meadows
      • Rolling Meadows [Gregg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Gladewater
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Meadows

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gladewater ...

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

Adding Gladewater to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gladewater in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Gladewater was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Gladewater on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gladewater on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Gladewater

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

The official website for Gregg County: www.co.gregg.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Gregg, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gladewater.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gladewater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Gladewater). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gladewater or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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 from Point A (ie- Gladewater) 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 Gladewater. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GladewaterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gladewater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5435, Longitude: -94.9453       In this case, the coordinates for Gladewater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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