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Welcome to Allison ...
From Place Names in Colorado,<2> the origin of Allison is described as "Named for Allison Stocker, who surveyed the local area."
Allison is 6,210 feet [1,893 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Allison is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Allison lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Allison lies within the (970) area code.
Adding Allison to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Allison in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Allison was in the The Origin of Certain Place Names.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Allison on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Allison ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Allison - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Mexico (2), North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas (3), Virginia and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Allison.
Communities near Allison ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Allison.
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 Allison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allison.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allison. 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 Allison.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allison. See our Newspapers Page for Allison.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allison ...
Looking for more information about Allison? 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 Allison, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Allison.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Allison. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for La Plata County: www.co.laplata.co.us/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 12 Jun 2021