Glencoe, Ohio

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Location of Glencoe, Ohio

Glencoe is a census-designated place in southern Richland Township, Belmont County, Ohio, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census it had a population of 310.[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43928.[3]

Glencoe is part of the Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Glencoe was laid out in 1855 when the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was extended to that point.[4] Some say the community was named after the Coe family, who settled in a nearby glen, while others believe the name is a transfer from Glencoe, Scotland.[5] A post office called Glencoe has been in operation since 1855.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glencoe, Ohio
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Glencoe CDP, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ McKelvey, A. T. (1903). Centennial History of Belmont County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 240. 
  5. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 52. 
  6. ^ "Belmont County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 

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Coordinates: 40°00′29″N 80°53′15″W / 40.00806°N 80.88750°W / 40.00806; -80.88750