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Welcome to Glade Spring ...

The town of Glade Spring is located in Washington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glade Spring has a population of 1,409 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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)

The ZIP code for Glade Spring: 24340<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glade Spring had an population of 1,409 people. This is a decrease of 3.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.55% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Communities near Glade Spring ...

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

  • Abingdon [Washington County]
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    • Abingdon [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Glade Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,856 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abingdon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abingdon
  • Marion [Smyth County]
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    • Marion [Smyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Glade Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<7>
  • Lebanon [Russell County]
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    • Lebanon [Russell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Glade Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,184 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<7>
  • Saltville [Smyth County]
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    • Saltville [Smyth County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Glade Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,895 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chilhowie [Smyth County]
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      • Chilhowie [Smyth County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Glade Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,698 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilhowie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chilhowie<7>
    • Honaker [Russell County]
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      • Honaker [Russell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Glade Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honaker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honaker<7>
    • Damascus [Washington County]
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      • Damascus [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Glade Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 775 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Damascus have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Damascus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Damascus<7>
    • Trout Dale [Grayson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trout Dale
      • Trout Dale [Grayson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Glade Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 165 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trout Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trout Dale<7>
    • Friendship [Washington County]
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      • Friendship [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Glade Spring
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
    • Lodi [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lodi
      • Lodi [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Glade Spring
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodi

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Glade Spring.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glade Spring. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Glade Spring to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glade Spring 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 Glade Spring was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Glade Spring on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.washcova.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>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 town (such as Glade Spring). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glade Spring or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glade SpringOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glade Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7897, Longitude: -81.7722    
<6>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.
<7>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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