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Welcome to Glen Elder ...

The city of Glen Elder is located in Mitchell County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glen Elder has a population of 424 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Glen Elder is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Glen Elder: (785)

The ZIP code for Glen Elder: 67446<5>

Websites for Glen Elder ...

Official Website: www.glenelder.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glen Elder had an population of 424 people. This is a decrease of 4.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glen Elder had a population of 445 people (or 6.98% of the total population of Mitchell County). This makes Glen Elder the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Glen Elder represents 0.02% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 310th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 445 people, the population of Glen Elder increased 1.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 439 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Glen Elder.

Communities near Glen Elder ...

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

  • Beloit [Mitchell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beloit
    • Beloit [Mitchell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Glen Elder
    • 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>
  • Downs [Osborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downs
    • Downs [Osborne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Glen Elder
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 818 people
    • Former name for Downs:
    • Violet
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downs<7>
  • Cawker City [Mitchell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cawker City
    • Cawker City [Mitchell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Glen Elder
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 426 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cawker City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cawker City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cawker City<7>
  • Jewell [Jewell County]
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    • Jewell [Jewell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Glen Elder
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jewell
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tipton [Mitchell County]
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      • Tipton [Mitchell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Glen Elder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 189 people
      • Former name for Tipton:
      • Pittsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tipton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tipton<7>
    • Randall [Jewell County]
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      • Randall [Jewell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Glen Elder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 61 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Randall
    • Hunter [Mitchell County]
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      • Hunter [Mitchell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Glen Elder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hunter<7>
    • Scottsville [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
      • Scottsville [Mitchell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Glen Elder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23 people
      • Former name for Scottsville:
      • Lulu
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    • Dispatch [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dispatch
      • Dispatch [Smith County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Glen Elder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dispatch
    • Gilbert [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert
      • Gilbert [Mitchell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Glen Elder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Elder ...

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

Adding Glen Elder to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kansas

About Mitchell County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Glen Elder: www.glenelder.com/

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 Mitchell, 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 Glen Elder.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glen Elder - 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 Glen Elder). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glen Elder 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glen Elder) 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 Glen Elder. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glen ElderOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Elder. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5005, Longitude: -98.3060       In this case, the coordinates for Glen Elder 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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