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Welcome to Glendo ...

The town of Glendo is located in Platte County<1> (at the time of its founding, Glendo was located in Laramie County).

While we don't have a date for the founding of Glendo, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1890.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glendo has a population of 204 people<2> (see below for details).

Glendo is 4,720 feet [1,439 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Glendo is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Glendo lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Glendo: (307)

The ZIP code for Glendo: 82213<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glendo had an population of 204 people. This is a decrease of 0.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glendo had a population of 205 people. This makes Glendo the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Glendo represents 0.04% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 205 people, the population of Glendo decreased 10.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 229 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Glendo.

Communities near Glendo ...

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

  • Hartville
  • Lost Springs
  • Orin
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    • Orin lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Glendo.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Wendover ‑ Historic
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    • Wendover was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Glendo.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wendover have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Shawnee
  • Esterbrook
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    • Esterbrook lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Glendo.
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  • Binford
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    • Binford lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Glendo.
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  • Sunrise ‑ Historic
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    • Sunrise was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Glendo.
  • Guernsey
  • Keeline
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    • Keeline lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Glendo.
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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 Glendo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glendo.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glendo ...

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

Adding Glendo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glendo 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 Glendo was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Glendo post office opened in 1890.

We also found Glendo in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Glendo.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glendo. 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 Wyoming's counties, including Platte, 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 Glendo.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glendo - 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 town (such as Glendo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glendo 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glendo) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glendo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GlendoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glendo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5037, Longitude: -105.0248    
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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