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Welcome to Glen Echo ...

The town of Glen Echo is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glen Echo has a population of 270 people<3> (see below for details).

Glen Echo is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Glen Echo: (301) and (240)<5>

The ZIP code for Glen Echo: 20812<6>

Websites for Glen Echo ...

Official Website:   www.glenecho.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.montgomerycountychamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glen Echo had an population of 270 people. This is an increase of 5.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glen Echo had a population of 255 people. This makes Glen Echo the county's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 255 people, the population of Glen Echo increased 5.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 242 people).

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

Communities Also Named Glen Echo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Glen Echo - they are located in Colorado, Massachusetts, Missouri, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Glen Echo ...

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

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
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    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the south of Glen Echo
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<8>
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Glen Echo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 159,428 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<8>
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
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    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the north of Glen Echo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,079 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville<8>
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Glen Echo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,985 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • College Park [Prince George's County]
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      • College Park [Prince George's County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the east of Glen Echo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,163 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Park<8>
    • Laurel [Prince George's County]
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      • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Glen Echo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,631 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<8>
    • Herndon [Fairfax County]
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      • Herndon [Fairfax County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Glen Echo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,601 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herndon<8>
    • Fairfax [Fairfax City]
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      • Fairfax [Fairfax City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Glen Echo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,019 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax<8>
    • Greenbelt [Prince George's County]
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      • Greenbelt [Prince George's County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the east of Glen Echo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,224 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbelt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbelt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbelt<8>
    • Hyattsville [Prince George's County]
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      • Hyattsville [Prince George's County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the east of Glen Echo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,230 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyattsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyattsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyattsville<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Echo ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Maryland

About Montgomery County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Glen Echo: www.glenecho.org/

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Montgomery, 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 Echo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glen Echo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<6>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 town (such as Glen Echo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glen Echo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glen Echo) 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 Glen Echo. 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 Glen Echo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Echo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9682, Longitude: -77.1411       In this case, the coordinates for Glen Echo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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