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Welcome to Allen ...

Allen is located in Quitman County<1>.

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

Allen is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Allen: (662)

Communities Also Named Allen ...

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

  • Clarksdale [Coahoma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksdale
    • Clarksdale [Coahoma County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Allen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 15,304 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksdale
  • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tutwiler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tutwiler
    • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,433 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tutwiler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tutwiler
  • Charleston [Tallahatchie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Tallahatchie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Allen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,926 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston
  • Marks [Quitman County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marks
    • Marks [Quitman County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Allen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marks
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lambert [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lambert
      • Lambert [Quitman County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,399 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lambert
    • Jonestown [Coahoma County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonestown
      • Jonestown [Coahoma County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonestown
    • Crowder [Panola County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowder
      • Crowder [Panola County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 654 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crowder
    • Courtland [Panola County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courtland
      • Courtland [Panola County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 510 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
    • Oakland [Yalobusha 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 [Yalobusha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 508 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland
    • Sledge [Quitman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sledge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sledge
      • Sledge [Quitman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 492 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sledge

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Quitman County

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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 Quitman, 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>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: 34.1459, Longitude: -90.2340       In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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