Glen Allen is found in Henrico County in Virginia and it has a population of 12,562 as per 2000 census. It is located in northern part of Richmond city which has expanded in a great way thereby leaving Glen Allen as a suburb. Its size is approximately 22.9 km2 with its 8.9 miles dry land and 0.11% of water. This shows that Glen Allen is a small area but it has something that you might be looking for. There are activities, restaurants and place where you can stay. Glen Allen is located near intersection of two roads that is warren and mountain roads. The main tourist attractions are cultural art center and cave conservancy.
Virginia center commons mall shopping center is also found in Glen Allen. Other notable places include Virginia State Police First Division Headquarters and the popular Laurel Gold Golf Course. One of the most contributing companies in development and growth of this town is Hamilton beach brands which makes home and restaurant appliances which are sold in United States and Mexico. The most used house heating fuel is Electricity, utility gas, fuel oil, kerosene and wood.
There are various activities such as arts which are done in Glen Allen. Others interesting activities include Meadow farm museum which is found in crump park and Lavender fields herb farm. Glen Allen has the best places to stay such as Virginia Cliffe inn, Springhill suites by Marriott, Hampton inn, suites Richmond and Virginia center. There are several known dinning points among them, McDonald’s Glen Allen, the Glen Restaurant and Crossings Golf Club and dinning. When looking at education, there are many popular schools such as J. Sergeant Reynolds Community College, University of Richmond, Virginia commonwealth University, Deep Run High School, Short Pump middle school among others. The health facilities are also available plus banks.