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Welcome to Allensville ...

Allensville is located in Person County<1>.

Allensville is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Allensville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Allensville is within the (336) area code.

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 Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Allensville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Allensville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Allensville - they are located in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky (2), 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.

  • Oxford [Granville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford [Granville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Allensville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<5>
  • Roxboro [Person County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxboro
    • Roxboro [Person County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Allensville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,383 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxboro<5>
  • Butner [Granville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butner
    • Butner [Granville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Allensville
    • Estimated population in 2015: 7,751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butner<5>
  • Stem [Granville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stem
    • Stem [Granville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Allensville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 474 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stem have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stem
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stovall [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stovall
      • Stovall [Granville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Allensville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stovall have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stovall
    • Virgilina [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virgilina
      • Virgilina [Halifax County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Allensville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgilina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virgilina<5>
    • Whitt Town [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitt Town
      • Whitt Town [Person County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Allensville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitt Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitt Town
    • Hicks Village [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hicks Village
      • Hicks Village [Person County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Allensville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hicks Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hicks Village
    • Mount Tirzah [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Tirzah
      • Mount Tirzah [Person County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Allensville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Tirzah
    • Allens Level [Person County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allens Level
      • Allens Level [Person County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Allensville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allens Level

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Person County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Person County: www.personcounty.net/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Person, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allensville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allensville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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: 36.3908, Longitude: -78.8879    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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