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Welcome to Glen Rock ...

Glen Rock is located in York County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Glen Rock, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1843.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glen Rock has a population of 2,066 people<2> (see below for details).

Glen Rock is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Glen Rock: (717)

The ZIP code for Glen Rock: 17327<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glen Rock had an population of 2,066 people. This is an increase of 2.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glen Rock had a population of 2,025 people. This makes Glen Rock the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Glen Rock represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 429th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,025 people, the population of Glen Rock increased 11.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,809 people).

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

Communities Also Named Glen Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Glen Rock - they are located in Montana, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Virginia.

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

Communities near Glen Rock ...

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

  • York
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York is located in York County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,907 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York <5>
  • Hanover
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Hampstead
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampstead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampstead
    • Hampstead is located in Carroll County (MD)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,426 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampstead <5>
  • Red Lion
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Manchester
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • New Freedom
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • West York
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West York
    • West York is located in York County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,602 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York <5>
  • Littlestown
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Dallastown
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • McSherrystown
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McSherrystown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McSherrystown
    • McSherrystown is located in Adams County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,080 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McSherrystown <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 Glen Rock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glen Rock.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Rock ...

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

Adding Glen Rock to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glen Rock in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Glen Rock was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Glen Rock post office opened in 1843.

We also found Glen Rock in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Glen Rock.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including York, 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 Rock.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glen Rock - 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 community (such as Glen Rock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glen Rock or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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