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Allens Creek, Tennessee

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Welcome to Allens Creek ...

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

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

Allens Creek would have been located within present day Lewis County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Allens Creek: Allens Crk. (or less commonly used: Allens Ck. or Allens Cr.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Allens Creek for more information about variations on the name of Allens Creek.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Allens Creek is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Allens Creek was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Allens Creek once stood is in the (931) area code.

Communities near Allens Creek ...

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 Allens Creek and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ashland Ford   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Collinwood   [Map]   949   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ethridge   [Map]   480   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hohenwald   [Map]   3,680   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hornertown   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Allens Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Allens Creek - they are located in Indiana and Virginia (2).

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

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 Allens Creek. 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 Allens Creek. 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 Allens Creek.

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

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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 Allens Creek, 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 Allens Creek - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allens Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allens Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4270, Longitude: -87.5959     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allens Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allens Creek.

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