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Welcome to Allen Springs ...

Allen Springs is located in Allen County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Allen Springs: Allen Spgs. (or less commonly used: Allen Spngs. or Allen Sprngs.)

Allen Springs is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Allen Springs, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Allen Springs lies within the (270) area code.

Communities Also Named Allen Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kentucky communities named Allen Springs: This one is located in Allen County and the other is located in Warren County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 3 communities that are also named Allen Springs - they are located in California and Kansas.

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

Communities near Allen Springs ...

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

  • Bowling Green [Warren County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowling Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowling Green
    • Bowling Green [Warren County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Allen Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,543 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<5>
  • Franklin [Simpson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Simpson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,010 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<5>
  • Scottsville [Allen County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville [Allen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Allen Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,541 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville<5>
  • Westmoreland [Sumner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmoreland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westmoreland
    • Westmoreland [Sumner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Allen Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmoreland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westmoreland<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Smiths Grove [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smiths Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smiths Grove
      • Smiths Grove [Warren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Allen Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 798 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smiths Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smiths Grove<5>
    • Plum Springs [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Springs
      • Plum Springs [Warren County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Allen Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 528 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum Springs
    • Woodburn [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodburn
      • Woodburn [Warren County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Allen Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 365 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodburn
    • Oakland [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Warren County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Allen Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 218 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Mitchell [Robertson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell
      • Mitchell [Robertson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen Springs
      • Estimated population in 2014: 198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
    • Mitchellville [Sumner County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchellville
      • Mitchellville [Sumner County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 196 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allen Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Allen County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Allen, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Allen Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Allen Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8317, Longitude: -86.3150       In this case, the coordinates for Allen Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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