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Glenwood, West Virginia
Welcome to Glenwood ...
The location of Glenwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Glenwood is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Glenwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Glenwood: (304) & (681)<4>
Adding Glenwood 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 Glenwood 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 Glenwood elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Glenwood on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Glenwood on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Glenwood ...
While we believe that this Glenwood is located in Mason County, we know of another 3 West Virginia communities named Glenwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Kanawha, Mercer and Ohio County.
Beyond West Virginia, there are 89 communities that are also named Glenwood - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida (4), Georgia (4), Hawaii, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (6), Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (5), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (5) and Washington (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Glenwood.
Communities near Glenwood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Glenwood.
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 Glenwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glenwood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glenwood. 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 Glenwood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glenwood. See our Newspapers Page for Glenwood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenwood ...
Looking for more information about Glenwood? 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 Glenwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Glenwood.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glenwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Apr 2021