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Welcome to Allison ...

Allison is located in Caswell County<1>.

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

Allison is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Allison lies within the (336) area code.

Adding Allison to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Allison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Allison - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Mexico (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas (3), Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Allison ...

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

  • Danville [Danville City]
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    • Danville [Danville City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Allison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,869 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<5>
  • Eden [Rockingham County]
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    • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Allison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<5>
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
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    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Allison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<5>
  • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
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    • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Allison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentworth
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yanceyville [Caswell County]
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      • Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Allison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,941 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yanceyville<5>
    • Ossipee [Alamance County]
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      • Ossipee [Alamance County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Allison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 593 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ossipee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ossipee
    • Milton [Caswell County]
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      • Milton [Caswell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Allison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 146 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<5>
    • West Yanceyville [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Yanceyville
      • West Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Allison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Yanceyville
    • Lawsonville [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawsonville
      • Lawsonville [Rockingham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Allison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawsonville
    • Ruffin [Rockingham County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allison ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Caswell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caswell County: www.caswellcountync.gov/

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 Caswell, 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 Allison - 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' (or 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- Allison) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4090, Longitude: -79.4642       In this case, the coordinates for Allison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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