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Welcome to Glidden ...

The city of Glidden is located in Carroll County.

The location of Glidden has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Glidden has a population of 1,103 people<2> (see below for details).

Glidden is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Glidden lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Glidden: (712)

The ZIP code for Glidden: 51443<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glidden had a population of 1,146 people (which is 5.51% of the total population of Carroll County). This makes Glidden the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Glidden represents 0.04% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 246th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,146 people, the population of Glidden decreased 8.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,253 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Glidden had an population of 1,103 people. This is a decrease of 3.75% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.97% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Glidden.

Communities Also Named Glidden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Glidden - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky, Saskatchewan, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Glidden. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glidden. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glidden.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Glidden:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glidden ...

Looking for more information about Glidden? 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 Glidden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Glidden.

Communities near Glidden ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Carroll   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the West (W) of Glidden

Jefferson   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Glidden

Located in Greene County

Lake City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Glidden

Located in Calhoun County

Coon Rapids   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Glidden

Scranton   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Glidden

Located in Greene County

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Glidden

Breda   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Glidden

Bayard   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Glidden

Located in Guthrie County

Churdan   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Glidden

Located in Greene County

Lohrville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Glidden

Located in Calhoun County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Glidden.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Carroll County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glidden.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glidden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Glidden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glidden or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glidden) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glidden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glidden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glidden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0574, Longitude: -94.7266     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glidden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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