Glencove, Washington

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Glencove is an unincorporated community in Pierce County, in the U.S. state of Washington.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Glencove was established in 1896, and remained in operation until 1924.[2] The origin of the name Glencove is obscure.[3]

The Glencove Hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glencove, Washington
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 97.
  4. ^ "History of the Glencove Hotel". Glencove Hotel. Retrieved 2 August 2016.

Coordinates: 47°20′45″N 122°44′13″W / 47.34583°N 122.73694°W / 47.34583; -122.73694