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Welcome to Glade Spring ...

The town of Glade Spring is located in Washington County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Glade Spring has a population of 1,448 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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

Glade Spring is located in the (276) area code.

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 total 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 (that had a count of 1,374 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Glade Spring had an population of 1,448 people. This is a decrease of 0.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.39% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Glade Spring ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Glade Spring and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016
Abingdon   [Map]   8,083   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Allison Gap   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cardwell Town   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chilhowie   [Map]   1,721   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Damascus   [Map]   797   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Honaker   [Map]   1,365   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Glade Spring. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Glade Spring.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Glade Spring. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glade Spring.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glade Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Glade Spring. 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glade Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 that we are using 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Glade Spring.