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Welcome to Allens Spring ...

Allens Spring is located in Pope County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Allens Spring: AL-ens<3>

A typical abbreviation for Allens Spring: Allens Spg. (or less commonly used: Allens Spng. or Allens Sprng.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Allens Spring for more information about variations on the name of Allens Spring.

Allens Spring is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Allens Spring: (618)

Communities near Allens Spring ...

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

  • Paducah [McCracken County]
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    • Paducah [McCracken County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Allens Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,865 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paducah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paducah<6>
  • Metropolis [Massac County]
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    • Metropolis [Massac County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Allens Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,945 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Metropolis<6>
  • Vienna [Johnson County]
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    • Vienna [Johnson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Allens Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,440 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<6>
  • Rosiclare [Hardin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosiclare have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosiclare
    • Rosiclare [Hardin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Allens Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,014 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosiclare<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookport [Massac County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookport
      • Brookport [Massac County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Allens Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookport<6>
    • Golconda [Pope County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golconda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golconda
      • Golconda [Pope County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Allens Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 631 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Golconda<6>
    • Creal Springs [Williamson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creal Springs
      • Creal Springs [Williamson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Allens Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 527 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creal Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creal Springs<6>
    • Karnak [Pulaski County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Karnak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Karnak
      • Karnak [Pulaski County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Allens Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 434 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Karnak<6>
    • Joppa [Massac County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joppa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joppa
      • Joppa [Massac County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Allens Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 303 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joppa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Joppa<6>
    • Stonefort [Saline County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonefort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonefort
      • Stonefort [Saline County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Allens Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 285 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonefort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stonefort<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 Allens Spring. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allens Spring.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allens Spring ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Illinois

About Pope County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Pope, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Allens Spring. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allens Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Allens Spring) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allens Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3689, Longitude: -88.6570       In this case, the coordinates for Allens Spring 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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