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Glen Allen, Alabama

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Welcome to Glen Allen ...

The town of Glen Allen is primarily located in Fayette County. A portion of Glen Allen extends into Marion County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Glen Allen has a population of 491 people<1> (see below for details).

Glen Allen is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Glen Allen: (205)

The ZIP code for Glen Allen: 35559<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glen Allen had a population of 510 people. This makes Glen Allen the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Glen Allen represents 0.01% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 335th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 510 people, the population of Glen Allen increased 15.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 442 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Glen Allen had an population of 491 people. This is a decrease of 3.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.09% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Glen Allen.

Communities near Glen Allen ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Glen Allen and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Berry   [Map]   1,098   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   871   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Carbon Hill   [Map]   1,928   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fayette   [Map]   4,350   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,274   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kansas   [Map]   213   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Glen Allen.

Communities Also Named Glen Allen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Glen Allen - it's located in Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Glen Allen.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Glen Allen. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Glen Allen. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glen Allen.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Glen Allen:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glen Allen ...

Looking for more information about Glen Allen? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Glen Allen? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Glen Allen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Glen Allen.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Glen Allen. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The Communities of Alabama

About Fayette County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glen Allen.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glen Allen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Glen Allen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glen Allen or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Glen Allen. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glen Allen) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Glen Allen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glen Allen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Allen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9149, Longitude: -87.7415     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Glen Allen.


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