Glencoe is a home rule-class city in Gallatin County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 360 as of the 2010 census, up from 251 at the 2000 census.HistoryA post office was established in the community in 1848 and named for Glen Coe in Scotland, the site of the Massacre of Glencoe. It was formally incorporated by the state assembly in 1960.GeographyGlencoe is located in southeastern Gallatin County at, in the valley of Eagle Creek. The creek forms part of the southern boundary of the city and also is the Owen County line. U.S. Route 127 passes through the city, leading south to Frankfort, the state capital. Kentucky Route 467 crosses US 127 in the center of Glencoe, leading east to Dry Ridge and west 5mi to Sparta. The Glencoe city limits extend north from the center of town 2mi along US 127 to Exit 62 on Interstate 71. From this point, I-71 leads northeast to Covington and southwest to Louisville.