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Welcome to Allen ...

Allen is located in Claiborne County<1>.

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

Allen is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Allen: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Allen ...

While we believe that this Allen is located in Claiborne County, we know of another 3 Mississippi communities named Allen. Those communities are located in the following counties: Copiah, Quitman and Warren County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 41 communities that are also named Allen - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado (3), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Allen ...

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

  • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Gibson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the south of Allen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,348 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson
  • Newellton [Tensas Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newellton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newellton
    • Newellton [Tensas Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Allen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,004 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newellton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newellton
  • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
    • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Allen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 999 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph
  • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucatan Landing
    • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Allen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucatan Landing
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Springs
      • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs
    • Rodney [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodney
      • Rodney [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rodney
    • Carpenter [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenter
      • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter
    • Fayette [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the south of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette
    • Delta [Madison Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
      • Delta [Madison Parish] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the north of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta
    • Mound [Madison Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound
      • Mound [Madison Parish] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the north of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 16 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allen ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Claiborne, 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 - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Allen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0018, Longitude: -91.0037       In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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