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Welcome to Glencoe ...
The location of Glencoe has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Glencoe, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1911.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Glencoe has a population of 5,084 people<3> (see below for details).
Glencoe is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Glencoe lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Glencoe (for example, toward Etna (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Area codes for Glencoe: (256) & (938)<5>
The ZIP code for Glencoe: 35905<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glencoe had an population of 5,084 people. This is a decrease of 1.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.32% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Glencoe had a population of 5,160 people. This makes Glencoe the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Glencoe represents 0.11% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 103rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,160 people, the population of Glencoe has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,152 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Glencoe.
Communities Also Named Glencoe ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Alabama communities named Glencoe: This one is located in Etowah County and the other is located in Jefferson County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 37 communities that are also named Glencoe - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Glencoe.
Communities near Glencoe ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Glencoe.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Glencoe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glencoe.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glencoe. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Glencoe.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glencoe. See our Newspapers Page for Glencoe.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glencoe ...
Looking for more information about Glencoe? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Glencoe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Glencoe.
Adding Glencoe to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Glencoe in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Glencoe was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Glencoe.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glencoe. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023