Glencoe is a city spread between the Calhoun and Etowah Counties in the state of Alabama. It has a total land area of 16.1 square miles. It is part of the Gadsden Metro Area. It is located on the banks of the Coosa River.
Manufacturing, construction, tourism, public services are the economic mainstays here. A local attraction is the Silver Lakes Golf Course. Others include the Walker Gap, the Green Valley Raceway, and the Rock Spring Junction. Public schooling is given by one elementary, one middle and one high school. The closest hospital is Gadsden Regional Medical Center, located 4 miles away in Gadsden. The cost of living here is 11.20% lower than the country average, making living here cheaper.
The town gets 55 inches of rain annually. The number of days in a year with measurable precipitation is 104. Snowfall is about an inch annually.