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Allison, New Mexico
(McKinley County)

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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.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Allison is 6,480 feet [1,975 m] above sea level.<3> 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.

Allison would have been located in the (505) area code.

Communities near Allison ...

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 Allison and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   DirDistance
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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allison. 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 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:

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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 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 Allison - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 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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