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Welcome to Glen Allen ...

Glen Allen is located in Henrico County<1>.

Glen Allen is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Glen Allen is within the (804) area code.

The ZIP code for Glen Allen: 23060<3>

Communities Also Named Glen Allen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Glen Allen - it's located in Alabama.

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

Communities near Glen Allen ...

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

  • Richmond [Richmond City]
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    • Richmond [Richmond City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Glen Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 232,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Ashland [Hanover County]
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    • Ashland [Hanover County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Glen Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,908 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
  • Chamberlayne [Henrico County]
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    • Chamberlayne [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Glen Allen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlayne
  • Dumbarton [Henrico County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumbarton
    • Dumbarton [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Glen Allen
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lakeside [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside
      • Lakeside [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Glen Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeside
    • Atlee Station [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlee Station
      • Atlee Station [Hanover County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Glen Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlee Station
    • Short Pump [Henrico County]
    • Tuckahoe [Henrico County]
    • Wyndham [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyndham
      • Wyndham [Henrico County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Glen Allen
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    • East Highland Park [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Highland Park
      • East Highland Park [Henrico County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Glen Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Highland Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Allen ...

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

Adding Glen Allen to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Henrico County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henrico County: www.co.henrico.va.us/

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 Henrico, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glen Allen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Glen Allen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glen Allen or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Glen Allen) 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 Glen Allen. 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 Glen AllenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6661, Longitude: -77.5062    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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