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Welcome to Glencoe ...

The village of Glencoe is located in Cook County<1>.

The location of Glencoe has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Glencoe: GLEN-koh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glencoe has a population of 8,817 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Glencoe.

Glencoe is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Area codes for Glencoe: (847) & (224)<6>

The ZIP code for Glencoe: 60022<7>

Websites for Glencoe ...

Official Website: www.goglencoe.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glencoe had an population of 8,817 people. This is an increase of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glencoe had a population of 8,723 people. This makes Glencoe the county's 84th most populous community.

The population of Glencoe represents 0.07% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 242nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,723 people, the population of Glencoe has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,762 people).

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

Communities Also Named Glencoe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Glencoe - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, 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.

  • Chicago [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chicago
    • Chicago [Cook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<8> to the south of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,677,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicago
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicago<9>
  • Waukegan [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukegan
    • Waukegan [Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the north of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,453 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waukegan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukegan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waukegan<9>
  • Arlington Heights [Cook County]
  • Evanston [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evanston
    • Evanston [Cook County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<8> to the southeast of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evanston<9>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Schaumburg [Cook County]
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      • Schaumburg [Cook County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the southwest of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schaumburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schaumburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schaumburg<9>
    • Palatine [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palatine
      • Palatine [Cook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<8> to the west of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palatine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palatine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palatine<9>
    • Skokie [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skokie
      • Skokie [Cook County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<8> to the south of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skokie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skokie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skokie<9>
    • Des Plaines [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Des Plaines
      • Des Plaines [Cook County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<8> to the southwest of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Des Plaines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Des Plaines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Plaines<9>
    • Berwyn [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berwyn
      • Berwyn [Cook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<8> to the south of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,701 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwyn
    • Mount Prospect [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Prospect
      • Mount Prospect [Cook County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<8> to the southwest of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Prospect
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Prospect<9>

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Glencoe was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.

We also found Glencoe in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Glencoe on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Glencoe: www.goglencoe.com/

The official website for Cook County: www.co.cook.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Cook, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Glencoe. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glencoe.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glencoe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (224) is an overlay for area code (847).
<7>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 village (such as Glencoe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glencoe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<8>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glencoe) 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 Glencoe. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GlencoeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glencoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1348, Longitude: -87.7642       In this case, the coordinates for Glencoe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<9>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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