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Welcome to Glen Lyn ...
The location of Glen Lyn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Glen Lyn has a population of 99 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Glen Lyn.
Glen Lyn is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Glen Lyn lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Glen Lyn lies within the (540) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glen Lyn had an population of 99 people. This is a decrease of 13.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 34.44% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Glen Lyn had a population of 115 people. This makes Glen Lyn the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 115 people, the population of Glen Lyn decreased 23.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 151 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Glen Lyn.
Communities near Glen Lyn ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Glen Lyn.
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 Lyn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glen Lyn.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glen Lyn. 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 Lyn.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glen Lyn. See our Newspapers Page for Glen Lyn.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Lyn ...
Looking for more information about Glen Lyn? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Glen Lyn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Glen Lyn.
Adding Glen Lyn to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Glen Lyn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Glen Lyn was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Glen Lyn.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glen Lyn. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Feb 2023