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Welcome to Glenarden ...

The city of Glenarden is located in Prince George's County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glenarden has a population of 6,165 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Glenarden is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Glenarden: (301) and (240)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glenarden had an population of 6,165 people. This is an increase of 2.75% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glenarden had a population of 6,000 people. This makes Glenarden the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Glenarden represents 0.1% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,000 people, the population of Glenarden decreased 5.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,318 people).

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

Communities near Glenarden ...

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

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
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    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Glenarden
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<7>
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Glenarden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 158,726 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<7>
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
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    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Glenarden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,512 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville<7>
  • Bowie [Prince George's County]
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    • Bowie [Prince George's County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Glenarden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,212 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowie<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Annapolis [Anne Arundel County]
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      • Annapolis [Anne Arundel County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Glenarden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,524 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annapolis<7>
    • College Park [Prince George's County]
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      • College Park [Prince George's County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Glenarden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,173 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<7>
    • Laurel [Prince George's County]
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      • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Glenarden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,548 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<7>
    • Takoma Park [Montgomery County]
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      • Takoma Park [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Glenarden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,696 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Takoma Park<7>
    • Falls Church [Falls Church City]
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      • Falls Church [Falls Church City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Glenarden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,631 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Church<7>
    • Chevy Chase [Montgomery County]
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      • Chevy Chase [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Glenarden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chevy Chase 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 Chevy Chase<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenarden ...

Looking for more information about Glenarden? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Glenarden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Glenarden.

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About Prince George's County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Prince George's County: www.co.pg.md.us/

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 Prince George's, 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 Glenarden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glenarden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Glenarden) 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 Glenarden. 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 GlenardenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenarden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9288, Longitude: -76.8562       In this case, the coordinates for Glenarden 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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