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Located in southwestern Cloud County, in the North Central Region of the state. Founded: 1870, Population: 556, Elevation: 1320 feet. Glasco is located on highway US24, and is the eastern-most community in the Solomon Valley.

Glasco's Downtown was placed on the National Register of Historic Sites in November, 2002. It is a Downtown Historic District. A Pawnee Native American village on the Solomon River was home to the first residents near Glasco.

Historic events in Glasco were:

  • 1868--Last Indian raid
  • 1872--Last buffalo killed in the area
  • 1873 and 1874 Grasshoppers ate everything, "even wooden tools."
  • 1879--Union Pacific railroad reached Glasco


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