Introduction to Glasgow, Kentucky
Glasgow, Kentucky, in Barren county, is 75 miles NE of Nashville, Tennessee. The city has a population of 13,019.
The city of Glasgow is in Barren County, which was founded in 1799. The popular belief is that Glasgow was named after Glasgow, Virginia. In reality, it was named by John Matthews, a man who lived in Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow and nearby Attractions
- Woodland Park
- Kentucky Museum
- Glenview Church
- Mammoth Cave National Park
Things To Do In Glasgow
The Mammoth Cave National Park and the Barren River Lake State Resort Park are popular sites for the tourists. Glenview Church is also worth visiting. Kentucky Museum also is another notable place to visit. Woodland Park is famous among the residents for its recreational facilities. The city is famous for its annual Scottish Highland Games. It also hosts the Barren County Fair every year.
Air transportation facilities are provided by the Nashville International Airport.
Glasgow Higher Education
Colleges and universities near to the city include Western Kentucky University, Elizabethtown Community College, Volunteer State Community College, and Tennessee Technological University.