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Welcome to Allison ...

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

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




Allison would have been located within present day McKinley County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Allison is 6,480 feet [1,975 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Allison is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Allison was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Allison, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

If Allison still existed, it would have been in the (505) area code.

Communities near Allison ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Allison and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Bread Springs   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Church Rock   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Wingate   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Navajo Wingate Village   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rehoboth   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rock Springs   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Allison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Mexico communities named Allison: This one is located in McKinley County and the other is located in Grant County.

Beyond New Mexico, 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, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas (3), Virginia and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allison. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Allison.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Allison no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About McKinley County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for McKinley County: www.co.mckinley.nm.us/

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/



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 Allison, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Allison. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5242, Longitude: -108.7851     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Allison.