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Welcome to Allenton ...
The location of Allenton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Allenton, you might consider that their post office opened in 1846.
Allenton is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Allenton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Allenton is within the boundaries of the (251) area code.
Communities Also Named Allenton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Allenton - they are located in Michigan (2), Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Allenton.
Communities near Allenton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Allenton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allenton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allenton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allenton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Allenton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allenton. See our Newspapers Page for Allenton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allenton ...
Looking for more information about Allenton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Allenton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Allenton.
Adding Allenton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Allenton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Allenton was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
We also found Allenton in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Allenton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Sep 2023