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Welcome to Allensville ...

The city of Allensville is located in Todd County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Allensville had a population of 157 people.<2> (see below for details).

Allensville is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Allensville is located in the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Allensville: 42204<4>

Communities Also Named Allensville ...

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

Beyond Kentucky, there are 9 communities that are also named Allensville - they are located in Georgia, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Allensville ...

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

  • Springfield (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
    • Springfield lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Allensville and is located in Robertson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,288 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
  • Oak Grove (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
    • Oak Grove lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Allensville and is located in Christian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Grove<6>
  • Russellville (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russellville
    • Russellville lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Allensville and is located in Logan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russellville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russellville<6>
  • Elkton (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkton
    • Elkton lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Allensville and is located in Todd County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,157 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<6>
  • Guthrie (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guthrie
    • Guthrie lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Allensville and is located in Todd County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,426 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guthrie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guthrie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guthrie<6>
  • Wingate West (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wingate West
    • Wingate West lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Allensville and is located in Montgomery County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 954 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wingate West have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate West
  • Adairville (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adairville
    • Adairville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Allensville and is located in Logan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 894 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adairville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adairville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adairville<6>
  • Pembroke (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
    • Pembroke lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Allensville and is located in Christian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 890 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<6>
  • Lewisburg (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
    • Lewisburg lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Allensville and is located in Logan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • Adams (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams
    • Adams lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Allensville and is located in Robertson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 678 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adams<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 Allensville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allensville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allensville ...

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

Adding Allensville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Allensville 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 Allensville was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Allensville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Allensville

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kentucky

About Todd County

About Kentucky

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Allensville. 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 Todd, 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 Allensville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allensville - 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 city (such as Allensville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Allensville 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Allensville) 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 Allensville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AllensvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allensville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7169, Longitude: -87.0673    
<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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