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Welcome to Glendon ...

Glendon is located in Moore County<1>.

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

Glendon is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Glendon: (910)

Communities Also Named Glendon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Glendon - they are located in Alberta, Iowa, Maine, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Glendon ...

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

  • Sanford [Lee County]
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    • Sanford [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Glendon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,361 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanford<5>
  • Siler City [Chatham County]
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    • Siler City [Chatham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Glendon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,415 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Siler City<5>
  • Whispering Pines [Moore County]
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    • Whispering Pines [Moore County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Glendon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whispering Pines 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 Whispering Pines<5>
  • Carthage [Moore County]
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    • Carthage [Moore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Glendon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,595 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage 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 Carthage<5>
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    • Robbins [Moore County]
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      • Robbins [Moore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Glendon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robbins 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 Robbins<5>
    • Taylortown [Moore County]
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      • Taylortown [Moore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Glendon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylortown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Vass [Moore County]
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      • Vass [Moore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Glendon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 801 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vass 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 Vass<5>
    • Cameron [Moore County]
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      • Cameron [Moore County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Glendon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 352 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<5>
    • Goldston [Chatham County]
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      • Goldston [Chatham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Glendon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldston 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 Goldston<5>
    • Carbonton [Chatham County]
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      • Carbonton [Chatham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Glendon
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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 Glendon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glendon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glendon ...

Looking for more information about Glendon? 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 Glendon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Glendon.

Adding Glendon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glendon 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 Glendon was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Moore County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Moore County: www.co.moore.nc.us/

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 Moore, 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 Glendon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Glendon) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glendon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4824, Longitude: -79.4170       In this case, the coordinates for Glendon 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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