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Welcome to Glencoe ...

Glencoe is located in Washington County<1>.

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

Glencoe is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Glencoe lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Glencoe: (503) and (971)<4>

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), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, 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.

  • Portland [Multnomah County]
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    • Portland [Multnomah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 656,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<6>
  • Vancouver [Clark County]
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    • Vancouver [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 186,192 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancouver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancouver<6>
  • Hillsboro [Washington County]
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    • Hillsboro [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,985 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<6>
  • Beaverton [Washington County]
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    • Beaverton [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tigard [Washington County]
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      • Tigard [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tigard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tigard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tigard<6>
    • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County]
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      • Lake Oswego [Clackamas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Oswego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Oswego
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Oswego<6>
    • Tualatin [Clackamas County]
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      • Tualatin [Clackamas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,481 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tualatin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tualatin<6>
    • Forest Grove [Washington County]
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      • Forest Grove [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Grove<6>
    • Sherwood [Washington County]
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      • Sherwood [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherwood<6>
    • Saint Helens [Columbia County]
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      • Saint Helens [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,071 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Helens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Helens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Helens<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 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.

Adding Glencoe to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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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 Washington County: www.co.washington.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Washington, 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>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glencoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6001, Longitude: -122.9921       In this case, the coordinates for Glencoe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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