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Glade Spring, Virginia

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The location of Glade Spring

Welcome to Glade Spring ...

The town of Glade Spring is located in Washington County.

The location of Glade Spring has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Glade Spring: Glade Spg. (or less commonly used: Glade Spng. or Glade Sprng.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Glade Spring has a population of 1,430 people<2> (see below for details).

Glade Spring is 2,070 feet [631 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Glade Spring: (276)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glade Spring had a population of 1,456 people. This makes Glade Spring the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Glade Spring represents 0.02% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 116th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,456 people, the population of Glade Spring increased 5.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,374 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Glade Spring had an population of 1,430 people. This is a decrease of 1.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.08% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Glade Spring.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Glade Spring. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glade Spring. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glade Spring.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Glade Spring:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glade Spring ...

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

Communities near Glade Spring ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Abingdon   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Glade Spring

Marion   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the East (E) of Glade Spring

Located in Smyth County

Lebanon   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Glade Spring

Located in Russell County

Saltville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the North (N) of Glade Spring

Located in Smyth County

Chilhowie   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the East (E) of Glade Spring

Located in Smyth County

Honaker   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Glade Spring

Located in Russell County

Damascus   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the South (S) of Glade Spring

Trout Dale   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the East (E) of Glade Spring

Located in Grayson County

Allison Gap   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the North (N) of Glade Spring

Located in Smyth County

Cardwell Town   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the North (N) of Glade Spring

Located in Smyth County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Glade Spring.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glade Spring.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glade Spring - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Glade Spring) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glade Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glade Spring

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glade Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7901, Longitude: -81.7725     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glade Spring have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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