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Glencoe, North Carolina
(Alamance County)

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Welcome to Glencoe ...

Glencoe is located in Alamance County<1>.

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

Glencoe is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Glencoe lies within the (336) area code.

Websites for Glencoe ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.alamancechamber.com/

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

Communities Also Named Glencoe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Glencoe: This one is located in Alamance County and the other is located in Pender County.

Beyond North Carolina, 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), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Mexico, 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.

  • Mebane [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mebane
    • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,732 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mebane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mebane<5>
  • Graham [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graham
    • Graham [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graham<5>
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reidsville
    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<5>
  • Elon [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon
    • Elon [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,186 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibsonville
      • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonville<5>
    • Hillsborough [Orange County]
    • Elon College [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon College
      • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Glencoe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<5>
    • Haw River [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haw River
      • Haw River [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haw River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haw River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haw River<5>
    • Green Level [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Level
      • Green Level [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,341 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Level have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Level
    • Yanceyville [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yanceyville
      • Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,941 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yanceyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yanceyville<5>

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.

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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.

The official website for Alamance County: www.alamance-nc.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Alamance, 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glencoe) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 GlencoeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glencoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1390, Longitude: -79.4278       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.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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