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Allendale, Mississippi
(Lowndes County)

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Welcome to Allendale ...

So far, we have found very little information about Allendale. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Allendale to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Allendale, please Contact Us.

Allendale would have been located within present day Lowndes County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Allendale is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Allendale was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Allendale would have been located in the (662) area code.

Communities near Allendale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Allendale and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ethelsville (AL)   [Map]   73   E   18 miles [29 km]
Pickensville (AL)   [Map]   580   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Artesia   [Map]   427   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Brooksville   [Map]   1,138   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Columbus   [Map]   24,041   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Crawford   [Map]   654   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Allendale.

Communities Also Named Allendale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Allendale: This one is located in Lowndes County and the other is located in Attala County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 39 communities that are also named Allendale - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (3), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allendale. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allendale. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allendale.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Allendale:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Lowndes County

About Mississippi

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The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Allendale, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allendale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 from Point A (ie- Allendale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allendale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3946, Longitude: -88.5312     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allendale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allendale.

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