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Welcome to Glenns ...

Glenns is located in Gloucester County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Glenns, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

Glenns is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Glenns is within the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Glenns ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Glenns - it's located in Georgia.

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

Communities near Glenns ...

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

  • West Point
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point is located in King William County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,310 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point <4>
  • Kilmarnock
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilmarnock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmarnock
    • Kilmarnock is located in Lancaster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,400 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilmarnock <4>
  • Urbanna
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Irvington
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvington
    • Irvington is located in Lancaster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 398 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvington <4>
  • White Stone
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Stone have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Stone
    • White Stone is located in Lancaster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 331 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Stone <4>
  • Adner
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adner
    • Adner is located in Gloucester County
  • Plain View
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plain View have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plain View
    • Plain View is located in King and Queen County
  • Harmony Village
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony Village
    • Harmony Village is located in Middlesex County
  • Locust Hill
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Remlik
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenns ...

Looking for more information about Glenns? 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 Glenns, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Glenns.

Adding Glenns to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glenns in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Glenns was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Glenns in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Glenns.

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

The official website for Gloucester County: www.co.gloucester.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 Gloucester, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glenns - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>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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