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The location of Glencoe

Welcome to Glencoe ...

The city of Glencoe is located in McLeod County and is the County Seat for McLeod County.

The location of Glencoe has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Glencoe has a population of 5,467 people<2> (see below for details).

Glencoe is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Glencoe lies within the (320) area code.

The ZIP code for Glencoe: 55336<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glencoe had a population of 5,631 people (which is 15.36% of the total population of McLeod County). This makes Glencoe the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Glencoe represents 0.11% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,631 people, the population of Glencoe increased 3.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,453 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Glencoe had an population of 5,467 people. This is a decrease of 2.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.26% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Glencoe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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), Michigan (2), 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.

Websites for Glencoe ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Glencoe, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Glencoe. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glencoe. Our list includes 10 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Glencoe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Glencoe.

Communities near Glencoe ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hutchinson   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Glencoe

Waconia   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Glencoe

Located in Carver County

Watertown   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Glencoe

Located in Carver County

Norwood Young America   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Glencoe

Located in Carver County

Winsted   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Glencoe

Gaylord   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Glencoe

Located in Sibley County

Mayer   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Glencoe

Located in Carver County

Arlington   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Glencoe

Located in Sibley County

Cologne   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Glencoe

Located in Carver County

Lester Prairie   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Glencoe

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Glencoe.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glencoe.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glencoe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Glencoe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glencoe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Glencoe) 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 Glencoe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glencoe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glencoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7701, Longitude: -94.1494     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glencoe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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