The Town of
Glasgow, Virginia

About Glasgow

Rolling hills, scenic waterways and well maintained open space make Glasgow a special place to visit...and live. Minutes away from access to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, and home to a launching point for an exciting whitewater adventure, Glasgow welcomes visitors from around the region, nation, and world. Bring your camera and your sense of adventure and enjoy the natural beauty of the Glasgow area. Visit our Area Attractions page to learn more about places to visit in the area.


The Town of Glasgow, a Town incorporated in 1892, covers 1.53 square miles of nearly level plain at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, at the confluence of the Maury and James rivers in the southeastern portion of Rockbridge County. Home to 1,046 residents (per the 2000 Census), the Town is bounded on the south by the James River, on the east by the Maury River and on the north and west by Miller and Sallings Mountains. Learn more about our history by visiting the Glasgow History
page of this site

Click Here for a video of
the Town of Glasgow

(made by a citizen of Glasgow)