Glasgow, Kentucky

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Glasgow is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States.wikipedia
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Barren County, Kentucky

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Glasgow is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States.
Its county seat is Glasgow.

Bowling Green, Kentucky

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Bowling Green is 32 mi to the west, Mammoth Cave National Park is 21 mi to the northwest, Elizabethtown is 55 mi to the north, Columbia is 37 mi to the east, and Scottsville is 24 mi to the southwest. Western Kentucky University was originally in Glasgow when it was established in 1875, but 10 years later it moved to its present-day location in Bowling Green and serves as WKU's main campus.
As of 2018, its population of 68,401 made it the third most-populous city in the state after Louisville and Lexington; its metropolitan area, which is the fourth largest in the state after Louisville, Lexington, and Northern Kentucky, had an estimated population of 177,432; and the combined statistical area it shares with Glasgow has an estimated population of 231,608.

Metcalfe County, Kentucky

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Glasgow is the principal city of the Glasgow micropolitan area, which comprises Barren and Metcalfe counties.
Metcalfe County is part of the Glasgow, KY Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Bowling Green-Glasgow, KY Combined Statistical Area.

Glasgow, Kentucky, micropolitan area

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Glasgow is the principal city of the Glasgow micropolitan area, which comprises Barren and Metcalfe counties.
The Glasgow Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in Kentucky, anchored by the city of Glasgow.

Western Kentucky University

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Western Kentucky University was originally in Glasgow when it was established in 1875, but 10 years later it moved to its present-day location in Bowling Green and serves as WKU's main campus.
WKU operates regional campuses in Glasgow, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox and Owensboro.

U.S. Route 68

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U.S. Route 31E and U.S. Route 68 intersect at the center of the city, and the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway passes south of downtown, with access from three exits.
US 68 goes near or through Reidland, Aurora, Cadiz, Hopkinsville, Elkton, Russellville, Auburn, Bowling Green, Glasgow, Edmonton, Greensburg, Campbellsville, Lebanon, Perryville, Harrodsburg, Lexington, Paris, and Maysville

U.S. Route 31E

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U.S. Route 31E and U.S. Route 68 intersect at the center of the city, and the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway passes south of downtown, with access from three exits.
Going south, it goes through the towns of Mount Washington, Bardstown, New Haven, Hodgenville, Glasgow, and Scottsville before arriving at the Tennessee border.

Cumberland Parkway

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U.S. Route 31E and U.S. Route 68 intersect at the center of the city, and the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway passes south of downtown, with access from three exits.
The parkway passes the cities of Glasgow, Edmonton, Columbia, and Russell Springs.

Kentucky

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Glasgow is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States.
The Bowling Green metropolitan area had an estimated population of 174,835; and the combined statistical area it shares with Glasgow has an estimated population of 228,743.

Glasgow High School (Kentucky)

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The city system's schools include South Green Elementary School, Highland Elementary School, Glasgow Middle School and Glasgow High School.

William Logan (Kentuckian)

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The same year, the community was selected as the seat of a new county, owing to its central location, its large spring, native John Gorin's donation of 50 acre for public buildings, and its being named for the Scottish hometown of the father of William Logan, one of the two commissioners charged with selecting the county seat.
He was delegate to Kentucky's constitutional convention in 1799 and worked as a state commissioner in siting the new Barren County's seat of government (at Glasgow, a new settlement probably named for the Scottish hometown of Logan's father ) the same year.

Highland games

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The city is well known for its annual Scottish Highland Games.

Akebono Brake Industry

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Major employers in Glasgow include LSC Communications (formerly R. R. Donnelley), Akebono Brake Industry, Walmart, Nemak, and ACK Controls (a joint venture of Chuo Spring and Dura Automotive Systems).
In the United States, it has facilities in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Farmington Hills, Michigan, Columbia, South Carolina, Glasgow, Kentucky, and Clarksville, Tennessee.

Glasgow Independent Schools

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Glasgow Public Schools are part of the Glasgow Independent Schools.
Glasgow Independent Schools is a public school district in Barren County, Kentucky, United States, based in Glasgow, Kentucky.

Luska Twyman

Born in Hiseville, Kentucky in 1913, Twyman became Kentucky's first African American mayor in 1968 when he became mayor of Glasgow, Kentucky.

Jim Gray (American politician)

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Gray was raised in Glasgow, Kentucky, the third oldest of Lois and James Norris Gray's six children.

Nettie Depp

She earned her teaching certificate after having attended Normal School at Liberty College in Glasgow, Kentucky.

Dave Harris

He was born in Glasgow, Kentucky, and hosted the syndicated radio show Retro Rewind in 1999.

Salty Holmes

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Holmes was born of Cherokee lineage in Glasgow, Kentucky.

Steve Nunn

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Stephen Rob Nunn, known as Steve Nunn (born November 4, 1952, in Glasgow, Kentucky) is the former Deputy Secretary of Health and Family Services for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and a convicted murderer.

The Kentucky Headhunters

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Richard Young, his younger brother Fred, and their cousins Anthony Kenney and Greg Martin began performing music in the Youngs' and Kenney's hometown of Glasgow, Kentucky, in the 1960s.

Barney Cannon

He then relocated for a time to Glasgow in southern Kentucky, to work at WCDS.

Billy Vaughn

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Vaughn was born in Glasgow, Kentucky, United States, where his father was a barber who loved music and inspired Billy to teach himself to play the mandolin at the age of three, while suffering from measles.