|— City —|
|• Mayor||Rhonda Trautman|
|• Total||14.8 sq mi (38.2 km2)|
|• Land||14.7 sq mi (38.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||755 ft (230 m)|
|• Density||882.9/sq mi (340.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|ZIP codes||42141, 42142, 42156|
|GNIS feature ID||0492876|
Glasgow is a city in and the county seat of Barren County, Kentucky, United States.  The population was 14,028 at the 2010 census. The city is well known for its annual Scottish Highland Games. In 2007, Barren County was named the number one rural place to live by Progressive Farmer magazine. Glasgow is the principal city of the Glasgow Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Barren and Metcalfe counties.
The site of Glasgow was chosen as the new county's seat in 1799, and named for Glasgow, Scotland probably because one of the founder's fathers hailed from there. A post office was established in 1803 and the town received its city rights in 1809.
As of the census of 2010, there were 14,208 people, 5,994 households, and 3,619 families residing in the city. The population density was 960.0 inhabitants per square mile (370.7 /km2). There were 6,710 housing units, at an average density of 453.38 /sq mi (175.05 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 86.1% White, 8.0% Black, 0.1% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 2.1% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 4.3% of the population.
There were 5,994 households, of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.5% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.6% were non-families. 34.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23, and the average family size was 2.85.
The age distribution was 22.0% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 82.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $28,083, and the median income for a family was $36,677. Males had a median income of $31,123 versus $20,964 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,697. About 14.1% of families and 19.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.2% of those under age 18 and 20.9% of those age 65 or over.
The City of Glasgow is governed by a mayor and city council. In November 2008, the city of Glasgow voted Yes on Proposition 8, making it legal for restaurants to sell liquor by the drink to the public. Also, in April 2010, the city council voted for a city wide smoking ban in all indoor public places. The ban began officially on June 22, 2010.
On November 2, 2010, mayor Darrell Pickett lost for re-election against Rhonda Trautman.
In the mid-1990s, Glasgow began its own cable system for television and Internet access. The municipal service has saved its residents $32 million over proprietary providers.
Schools located in Glasgow include South Green Elementary School, Highland Elementary School, Glasgow Middle School and Glasgow High School.
Notable people 
- Barney Cannon (1955–2009), Country music, formerly at WCDS radio in Glasgow
- Courtney Johnson (1939-1996), innovative banjo player, member of New Grass Revival
- Denny Doyle, former Major League Baseball player
- Julian Goodman, former President of NBC
- James G. Hardy, former lieutenant governor
- Dave Harris, host of the syndicated radio show Retro Rewind and songwriter
- Darrin Horn, former Western Kentucky University men's basketball coach, former University of South Carolina coach
- Several members of The Kentucky Headhunters, an award-winning country rock band
- Arthur Krock, journalist
- Preston Leslie, former governor of Kentucky
- Louie B. Nunn, former governor of Kentucky
- Steve Nunn, former state representative; son of Louie Nunn; pled guilty to murdering his former fiancée
- Diane Sawyer, journalist and host of ABC World News
- Billy Vaughn, musician and band leader
- Luska Twyman, mayor of Glasgow and the first black mayor in Kentucky
- Willa Brown Chapell, First black woman to run for Congress (1946), and first black woman to receive a commercial pilot's license in the United States
See also 
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Link, Joe. "Best Places: Barren County, Kentucky." ProgressiveFarmer.com website
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- Rennick, Robert M. (1987). "Kentucky Place Names". University Press of Kentucky. p. 116. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Glasgow Independent Schools". Glasgow Independent Schools. Retrieved 2012-24-06.
- The ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia. Sterling Publishing. 2007. p. 455. ISBN 1-4027-4771-3.
- WomenAviators.com: Willa Brown Chappell