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Welcome to Glyndon ...

The city of Glyndon is located in Clay County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Glyndon: GLIN-duhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glyndon has a population of 1,383 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Glyndon is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Glyndon is located in the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Glyndon: 56547<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glyndon had an population of 1,383 people. This is a decrease of 0.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glyndon had a population of 1,394 people. This makes Glyndon the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Glyndon represents 0.03% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 305th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,394 people, the population of Glyndon increased 32.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,049 people).

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

Communities Also Named Glyndon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Glyndon - they are located in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Glyndon ...

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

  • Fargo [Cass County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fargo
    • Fargo [Cass County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Glyndon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 125,209 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fargo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fargo<8>
  • Moorhead [Clay County]
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    • Moorhead [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the west of Glyndon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,016 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moorhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moorhead<8>
  • West Fargo [Cass County]
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    • West Fargo [Cass County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Glyndon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,194 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Fargo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Fargo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Fargo<8>
  • Dilworth [Clay County]
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    • Dilworth [Clay County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the west of Glyndon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dilworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dilworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dilworth<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Horace [Cass County]
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      • Horace [Cass County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Glyndon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horace 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 Horace<8>
    • Barnesville [Clay County]
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      • Barnesville [Clay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Glyndon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,622 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnesville<8>
    • Hawley [Clay County]
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      • Hawley [Clay County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of Glyndon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hawley<8>
    • Harwood [Cass County]
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      • Harwood [Cass County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Glyndon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harwood<8>
    • Reile's Acres [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reile's Acres
      • Reile's Acres [Cass County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Glyndon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 748 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reile's Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reile's Acres
    • Sabin [Clay County]
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      • Sabin [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Glyndon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 558 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sabin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sabin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glyndon ...

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

Adding Glyndon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Glyndon on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Minnesota (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Minnesota

About Clay County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clay County: www.co.clay.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Clay, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Glyndon. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glyndon.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glyndon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 city (such as Glyndon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glyndon 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Glyndon) 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 Glyndon. 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 GlyndonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glyndon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8717, Longitude: -96.5798       In this case, the coordinates for Glyndon 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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