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Welcome to Glasco ...

The city of Glasco is located in Cloud County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glasco has a population of 455 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The city of Glasco was previously named Glasgow. Before Glasgow, it was named Dell Ray. For more information about the names of Glasco, see The Names of Glasco on our Genealogy Page.

Glasco is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Glasco lies within the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Glasco: 67445<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glasco had an population of 455 people. This is a decrease of 8.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glasco had a population of 498 people (which is 5.22% of the total population of Cloud County). This makes Glasco the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Glasco represents 0.02% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 291st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 498 people, the population of Glasco decreased 7.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 536 people).

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

Communities Also Named Glasco ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Glasco - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Glasco ...

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

  • Concordia [Cloud County]
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    • Concordia [Cloud County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Glasco
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concordia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concordia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concordia<7>
  • Beloit [Mitchell County]
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    • Beloit [Mitchell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Glasco
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,564 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beloit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beloit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beloit<7>
  • Minneapolis [Ottawa County]
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    • Minneapolis [Ottawa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Glasco
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minneapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minneapolis<7>
  • Delphos [Ottawa County]
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    • Delphos [Ottawa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Glasco
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delphos
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jamestown [Cloud County]
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      • Jamestown [Cloud County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Glasco
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
    • Simpson [Cloud County]
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      • Simpson [Cloud County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Glasco
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 78 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Simpson:
      • Brittsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simpson<7>
    • Barnard [Lincoln County]
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      • Barnard [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Glasco
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Barnard:
      • Nimrod
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    • Aurora [Cloud County]
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      • Aurora [Cloud County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Glasco
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 55 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Aurora:
      • Saint Peter
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
    • Scottsville [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
      • Scottsville [Mitchell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Glasco
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23 people
      • Former name for Scottsville:
      • Lulu
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsville
    • Asherville [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asherville
      • Asherville [Mitchell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Glasco
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asherville

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glasco. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Glasco.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glasco ...

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

Adding Glasco to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glasco 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 Glasco was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Glasco on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

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

Mentions & References for Glasco

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The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Cloud, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glasco.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glasco - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Glasco). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glasco or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glasco) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glasco. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GlascoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glasco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3610, Longitude: -97.8372       In this case, the coordinates for Glasco have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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