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Welcome to Glenora ...

Glenora is located in Spotsylvania County<1>.

Glenora is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Glenora is located in the (540) area code.

Adding Glenora to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Glenora elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Glenora on a Rand McNally Map (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Glenora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Glenora - they are located in British Columbia, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland, New York, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Glenora ...

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

  • Louisa [Louisa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisa
    • Louisa [Louisa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Glenora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,733 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisa have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisa<5>
  • Mineral [Louisa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral
    • Mineral [Louisa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Glenora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 523 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral<5>
  • Belmont [Spotsylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
    • Belmont [Spotsylvania County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Glenora
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
  • Margo [Spotsylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Margo
    • Margo [Spotsylvania County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Glenora
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Margo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McHenry [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McHenry
      • McHenry [Spotsylvania County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Glenora
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McHenry
    • Post Oak [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Oak
      • Post Oak [Spotsylvania County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Glenora
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Post Oak
    • Bumpass [Louisa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bumpass
      • Bumpass [Louisa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Glenora
      • Bumpass has also been known as:
      • Bumpas
      • Bumpass Junction
      • Bumpass Station
      • Bumpass Turnout
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bumpass
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bumpass<5>
    • Logan [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
      • Logan [Spotsylvania County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Glenora
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Partlow [Spotsylvania County]
    • Paytes [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paytes
      • Paytes [Spotsylvania County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Glenora
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paytes

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenora ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Spotsylvania County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Spotsylvania County: www.spotsylvania.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 Spotsylvania, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glenora - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glenora) 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 Glenora. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glenora

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0890, Longitude: -77.7950    
<4>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.
<5>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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