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Welcome to Glen Allen ...

The town of Glen Allen is primarily located in Fayette County<1>. A portion of Glen Allen extends into Marion County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glen Allen has a population of 480 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Glen Allen.

Glen Allen is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glen Allen had an population of 480 people. This is a decrease of 5.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.6% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Adding Glen Allen to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Glen Allen in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Glen Allen elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Glen Allen on a Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Glen Allen on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Glen Allen ...

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

  • Winfield [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
    • Winfield [Marion County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Glen Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,519 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<6>
  • Fayette [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Glen Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,275 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<6>
  • Guin [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guin
    • Guin [Marion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Glen Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,275 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guin<6>
  • Carbon Hill [Walker County]
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    • Carbon Hill [Walker County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Glen Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,892 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbon Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbon Hill<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Berry [Fayette County]
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      • Berry [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Glen Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,095 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berry<6>
    • Brilliant [Marion County]
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      • Brilliant [Marion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Glen Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 873 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brilliant have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brilliant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brilliant<6>
    • Lynn [Winston County]
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      • Lynn [Winston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Glen Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynn
    • Twin [Marion County]
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      • Twin [Marion County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Glen Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 392 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin
    • Kansas [Walker County]
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      • Kansas [Walker County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Glen Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 211 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas
    • Nauvoo [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nauvoo
      • Nauvoo [Walker County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Glen Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
      • Former name for Nauvoo:
      • Ingle Mills
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nauvoo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nauvoo<6>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Glen Allen.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glen Allen. See our Newspapers 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 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 Glen Allen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Glen Allen.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Fayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glen Allen.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glen Allen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glen Allen) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glen Allen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9149, Longitude: -87.7415    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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