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Glasgow is a town in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States, at the confluence of the James and Maury Rivers. The population was 1,046 at the 2000 census.Glasgow has had issues with flooding, notably during Hurricane Camille in 1969. As a result of flooding concerns, the Balcony Falls Dam (just east of the confluence of the James and Maury rivers) was removed in 1973.GeographyGlasgow is located at . Glasgow is about 6 miles east of the town of Natural Bridge, the site of the historic land bridge of the same name.According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 square miles, all of it land.ClimateThe climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Glasgow has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 1,046 people, 450 households, and 296 families residing in the town. The population density was 691.9 people per square mile (267.5/km2). There were 494 housing units at an average density of 326.7 per square mile (126.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 80.50% White, 16.16% African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.38% Asian, and 2.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.
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