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Welcome to Glenrock ...

The town of Glenrock is located in Converse County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glenrock has a population of 2,585 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Glenrock is 5,100 feet [1,554 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Glenrock is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Glenrock is within the boundaries of the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Glenrock: 82637<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glenrock had an population of 2,585 people. This is an increase of 0.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glenrock had a population of 2,576 people (or 18.62% of the total population of Converse County). This makes Glenrock the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Glenrock represents 0.46% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,576 people, the population of Glenrock increased 15.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,231 people).

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

Communities Also Named Glenrock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Glenrock - they are located in Nebraska and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Glenrock ...

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

  • Meadow Acres [Natrona County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Acres
    • Meadow Acres [Natrona County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Glenrock
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Acres
  • Brookhurst [Natrona County]
  • Evansville [Natrona County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evansville
    • Evansville [Natrona County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the west of Glenrock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,004 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evansville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evansville<7>
  • Allendale [Natrona County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allendale
    • Allendale [Natrona County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Glenrock
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allendale
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Casper [Natrona County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casper
      • Casper [Natrona County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Glenrock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,498 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Casper<7>
    • Bar Nunn [Natrona County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bar Nunn
      • Bar Nunn [Natrona County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the west of Glenrock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,870 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bar Nunn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bar Nunn<7>
    • Casper Mountain [Natrona County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casper Mountain
      • Casper Mountain [Natrona County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the west of Glenrock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Casper Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casper Mountain
    • Hartrandt [Natrona County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartrandt
      • Hartrandt [Natrona County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the west of Glenrock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartrandt
    • Douglas [Converse County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglas
      • Douglas [Converse County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the east of Glenrock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,375 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglas<7>
    • Homa Hills [Natrona County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homa Hills
      • Homa Hills [Natrona County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the west of Glenrock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homa Hills

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenrock ...

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

Adding Glenrock to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Glenrock on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Wyoming (1925).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wyoming

About Converse County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Converse County: www.conversecounty.org/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Converse, 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 Glenrock.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glenrock - 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 Glenrock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glenrock 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Glenrock) 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 Glenrock. 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 GlenrockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenrock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8614, Longitude: -105.8721    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>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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