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Welcome to Glen Cove ...

The coastal city of Glen Cove is located in Nassau County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Glen Cove: Glen Cv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glen Cove has a population of 27,165 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Glen Cove is near sea level<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Glen Cove: 11542<4>

Websites for Glen Cove ...

Official Website: www.glencove-li.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glen Cove had an population of 27,165 people. This is an increase of 0.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glen Cove had a population of 26,964 people. This makes Glen Cove the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Glen Cove represents 0.14% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,964 people, the population of Glen Cove increased 1.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26,622 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Glen Cove.

Communities Also Named Glen Cove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Glen Cove: This one is located in Nassau County and the other is located in Queens County.

Beyond New York, there are 12 communities that are also named Glen Cove - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Maine, Maryland (2), New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas (2), Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Glen Cove ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Glen Cove
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<6>
  • Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hempstead
    • Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Glen Cove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 764,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hempstead
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Glen Cove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296,592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
  • Huntington [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
    • Huntington [Suffolk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Glen Cove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,102 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Glen Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Glen Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
    • Stamford [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
      • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Glen Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Glen Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 90,543 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Glen Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 88,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Glen Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,973 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glen Cove. Our list includes 26 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Glen Cove.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Cove ...

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

Adding Glen Cove to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glen Cove 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 Glen Cove was on a map titled Map of New York (from Rand McNally, 1908).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Nassau County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Glen Cove: www.glencove-li.com/

The official website for Nassau County: www.nassaucountyny.gov/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Nassau, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glen Cove.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glen Cove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Glen Cove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glen Cove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Glen Cove) 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 Glen Cove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glen CoveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Cove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8627, Longitude: -73.6339    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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