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Welcome to Glenbrook ...

Glenbrook is located in Fairfield County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Glenbrook, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1882.

Glenbrook is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Glenbrook lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Glenbrook: (203) and (475)<3>

Websites for Glenbrook ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.businessfairfield.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Glenbrook, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Glenbrook ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 13 communities that are also named Glenbrook - they are located in California (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Nevada, North Carolina (2), Ontario, Oregon, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Glenbrook.

Communities near Glenbrook ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Glenbrook.

  • Bridgeport
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Bridgeport
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport is located in Fairfield County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 143,525 people
  • Norwalk
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Norwalk
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
    • Norwalk is located in Fairfield County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 88,655 people
  • New Rochelle
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Mount Vernon
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Greenwich
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
    • Greenwich is located in Fairfield County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,769 people
  • Fairfield
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
    • Fairfield is located in Fairfield County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,215 people
  • White Plains
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Harrison
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
    • Harrison is located in Westchester County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,959 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrison <4>

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 Glenbrook. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glenbrook.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glenbrook. 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 Glenbrook.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glenbrook. See our Newspapers Page for Glenbrook.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenbrook ...

Looking for more information about Glenbrook? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Glenbrook, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Glenbrook.

Adding Glenbrook to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glenbrook 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 Glenbrook was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Glenbrook post office opened in 1882.

We also found Glenbrook in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Glenbrook.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glenbrook. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Fairfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glenbrook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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