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Welcome to Glencoe ...

Glencoe is located in Michigan's Thumb.

Glencoe is located in Huron County<1>.

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

Glencoe is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Glencoe: (989)

Communities Also Named Glencoe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Michigan communities named Glencoe: This one is located in Huron County and the other is located in Bay County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 37 communities that are also named Glencoe - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (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.

  • Bad Axe [Huron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bad Axe
    • Bad Axe [Huron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,889 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bad Axe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bad Axe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bad Axe<5>
  • Harbor Beach [Huron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbor Beach
    • Harbor Beach [Huron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,570 people
    • Former name for Harbor Beach:
    • Sand Beach
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbor Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harbor Beach<5>
  • Ubly [Huron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ubly
    • Ubly [Huron County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 777 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ubly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ubly<5>
  • Elkton [Huron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkton
    • Elkton [Huron County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 741 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Caseville [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caseville
      • Caseville [Huron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 725 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caseville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caseville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caseville<5>
    • Port Austin [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Austin
      • Port Austin [Huron County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 615 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Austin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Austin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Austin<5>
    • Kinde [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinde
      • Kinde [Huron County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 411 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinde
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kinde<5>
    • Port Hope [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Hope
      • Port Hope [Huron County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Hope<5>
    • Huron City [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huron City
      • Huron City [Huron County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Glencoe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huron City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huron City
    • Grindstone City [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grindstone City
      • Grindstone City [Huron County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Glencoe
      • Grindstone City has also been known as:
      • Grind Stone City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grindstone City

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Glencoe, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with 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 titled Map of Michigan (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Michigan

About Huron County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Huron, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Glencoe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Glencoe) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glencoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9642, Longitude: -82.8858       In this case, the coordinates for Glencoe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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