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Welcome to Allsboro ...

Allsboro is located in Colbert County<1>.

The location of Allsboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Allsboro was established in 1851.

Allsboro is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Allsboro lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Allsboro: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities near Allsboro ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Allsboro.

  • Red Bay
  • Iuka
  • Belmont
  • Cherokee
  • Burnsville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
    • Burnsville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Allsboro.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
  • Tishomingo
  • Waterloo
  • Golden
  • Paden
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paden
    • Paden lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Allsboro.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paden
  • Good Springs ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Springs
    • Good Springs was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Allsboro.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Allsboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allsboro.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allsboro. 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 Allsboro.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allsboro. See our Newspapers Page for Allsboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allsboro ...

Looking for more information about Allsboro? 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 Allsboro, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Allsboro.

Adding Allsboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Allsboro 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 Allsboro was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Allsboro.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Allsboro. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Colbert, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allsboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allsboro) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6943, Longitude: -88.1103       In this case, the coordinates for Allsboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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