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Welcome to Glencoe ...

Glencoe is located in Somerset County<1>.

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

Glencoe is 1,630 feet [497 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Glencoe: (814)

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, Oregon, 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.

  • Cumberland [Allegany County]
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    • Cumberland [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,131 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumberland<5>
  • Frostburg [Allegany County]
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    • Frostburg [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,465 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frostburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frostburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frostburg<5>
  • Somerset [Somerset County]
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    • Somerset [Somerset County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,817 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Somerset have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerset
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somerset<5>
  • Meyersdale [Somerset County]
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    • Meyersdale [Somerset County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Glencoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,087 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meyersdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meyersdale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Berlin [Somerset County]
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      • Berlin [Somerset County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,931 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berlin 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 Berlin<5>
    • Boswell [Somerset County]
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      • Boswell [Somerset County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,180 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boswell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boswell<5>
    • Lonaconing [Allegany County]
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      • Lonaconing [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,096 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lonaconing<5>
    • Central City [Somerset County]
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      • Central City [Somerset County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,021 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central City<5>
    • Carpendale [Mineral County]
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      • Carpendale [Mineral County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carpendale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grantsville [Garrett County]
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      • Grantsville [Garrett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Glencoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 865 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<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.

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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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 Somerset County: www.co.somerset.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Somerset, 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 39.8212, Longitude: -78.8456       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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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