RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Allenton, North Carolina

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other NC
Communities

















Welcome to Allenton ...

Allenton is located in Robeson County<1>.

Allenton is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Allenton: (910)

Adding Allenton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Allenton 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 Allenton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities Also Named Allenton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Allenton - they are located in Alabama, Michigan (2), Missouri, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Allenton ...

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

  • Lumberton [Robeson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberton
    • Lumberton [Robeson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Allenton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,239 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<5>
  • Elizabethtown [Bladen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Bladen County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Allenton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,378 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Pembroke [Robeson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
    • Pembroke [Robeson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Allenton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,942 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<5>
  • Fairmont [Robeson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmont
    • Fairmont [Robeson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Allenton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Pauls [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Pauls
      • Saint Pauls [Robeson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Allenton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Pauls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Pauls<5>
    • Chadbourn [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chadbourn
      • Chadbourn [Columbus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Allenton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chadbourn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chadbourn<5>
    • Bladenboro [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bladenboro
      • Bladenboro [Bladen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Allenton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,697 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bladenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bladenboro<5>
    • Clarkton [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkton
      • Clarkton [Bladen County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Allenton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 741 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkton<5>
    • Rennert [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rennert
      • Rennert [Robeson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Allenton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rennert have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rennert
    • Dublin [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dublin
      • Dublin [Bladen County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Allenton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allenton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a North Carolina Community

About Robeson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Robeson County: www.co.robeson.nc.us/

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 Robeson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allenton - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Allenton) 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 Allenton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AllentonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allenton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5924, Longitude: -78.9268    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021