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Welcome to Glade Springs ...

Glade Springs is located in Raleigh County<1>.

The location of Glade Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Glade Springs: Glade Spgs. (or less commonly used: Glade Spngs. or Glade Sprngs.)

Glade Springs is 2,790 feet [850 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Glade Springs is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Glade Springs: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities near Glade Springs ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
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    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Glade Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<6>
  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
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    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Glade Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<6>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
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    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Glade Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<6>
  • Mullens [Wyoming County]
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    • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Glade Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<6>
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    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
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      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Glade Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<6>
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
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      • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Glade Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
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      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Glade Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<6>
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Glade Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lester [Raleigh County]
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      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Glade Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rhodell [Raleigh County]
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      • Rhodell [Raleigh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Glade Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhodell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Glade Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glade Springs.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glade Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Raleigh, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glade Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Glade Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glade Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7179, Longitude: -81.0637       In this case, the coordinates for Glade Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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