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Welcome to Allen ...
The location of Allen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Allen is 470 feet [143 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 Copiah County, we know of another 3 Mississippi communities named Allen. Those communities are located in the following counties: Claiborne, 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.
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.
Adding Allen to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Allen 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 Allen was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Allen on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Allen on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022