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Welcome to Glen ...

Glen is located in Clay County<1>.

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

Glen is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Glen: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Glen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Glen - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas (2), Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire (2), New Mexico (2), New York (3), North Carolina, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Glen ...

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

  • Montgomery [Fayette County]
  • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Glen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,414 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
  • Ansted [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ansted
    • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Glen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<6>
  • Belle [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle
    • Belle [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Glen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,126 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenin
      • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<6>
    • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 907 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • East Bank [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Bank
      • East Bank [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bank
    • Glasgow [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
      • Glasgow [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 833 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<6>
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<6>
    • Pratt [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pratt
      • Pratt [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pratt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pratt

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glen. 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 Clay, 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 Glen - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3943, Longitude: -81.2426       In this case, the coordinates for Glen 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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