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The location of Glamorgan

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Welcome to Glamorgan ...

Glamorgan is located in Wise County.

Glamorgan is 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Glamorgan is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Glamorgan is located in the (276) area code.

Communities near Glamorgan ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Glamorgan and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Fleming-Neon (KY)   [Map]   717   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jenkins (KY)   [Map]   2,070   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Whitesburg (KY)   [Map]   1,974   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Appalachia   [Map]   1,654   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Big Stone Gap   [Map]   5,372   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Clintwood   [Map]   1,302   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Glamorgan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Glamorgan - they are located in and Ontario (3).

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

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 Glamorgan. 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 Glamorgan. 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 Glamorgan.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glamorgan ...

Looking for more information about Glamorgan? 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.

Looking for more information about Glamorgan? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Glamorgan, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Glamorgan.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Glamorgan. 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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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wise County: www.wisecounty.org/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glamorgan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Glamorgan. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glamorgan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glamorgan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9987, Longitude: -82.5943     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glamorgan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glamorgan.

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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 Glamorgan.