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Welcome to Gladesville ...

Gladesville is located in Preston County<1>.

Gladesville is 1,760 feet [536 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Gladesville: (304) and (681)<3>

Adding Gladesville 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 Gladesville 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 Gladesville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Gladesville ...

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

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

Communities near Gladesville ...

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

  • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgantown
    • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Gladesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<5>
  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Gladesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<5>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grafton
    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Gladesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<5>
  • Westover [Monongalia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westover
    • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Gladesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,173 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Gladesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Granville [Monongalia County]
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      • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Gladesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
    • Kingwood [Preston County]
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      • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Gladesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,057 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<5>
    • Star City [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star City
      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Gladesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • Terra Alta [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terra Alta
      • Terra Alta [Preston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Gladesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,500 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terra Alta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terra Alta<5>
    • Barrackville [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barrackville
      • Barrackville [Marion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Gladesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrackville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrackville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gladesville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gladesville. 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 Preston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gladesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gladesville) 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 Gladesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gladesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gladesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4671, Longitude: -79.8770    
<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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