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Welcome to Allison ...

Allison is located in Hood County<1>.

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

Allison is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Allison lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Allison ...

While we believe that this Allison is located in Hood County, we know of another 2 Texas communities named Allison. Those communities are located in the following counties: Wheeler and Wise County.

Beyond Texas, 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), North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, 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.

  • Weatherford [Parker County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weatherford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weatherford
    • Weatherford [Parker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Allison
    • Estimated population for 2018: 31,836 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weatherford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weatherford
  • Granbury [Hood County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granbury
    • Granbury [Hood County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Allison
    • Estimated population for 2018: 10,410 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granbury
  • DeCordova [Hood County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for DeCordova have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DeCordova
    • DeCordova [Hood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Allison
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,997 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeCordova
  • Cresson [Hood County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cresson
    • Cresson [Hood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Allison
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresson
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tolar [Hood County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tolar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tolar
      • Tolar [Hood County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Allison
      • Estimated population for 2018: 956 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tolar
    • Annetta South [Parker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Annetta South have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Annetta South
      • Annetta South [Parker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Allison
      • Estimated population for 2018: 565 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Annetta South
    • Lipan [Hood County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lipan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lipan
      • Lipan [Hood County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Allison
      • Estimated population for 2018: 481 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lipan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lipan
    • Millsap [Parker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millsap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millsap
      • Millsap [Parker County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Allison
      • Estimated population for 2018: 447 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millsap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millsap
    • Brazos Bend [Hood County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brazos Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brazos Bend
      • Brazos Bend [Hood County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Allison
      • Estimated population for 2018: 349 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brazos Bend
    • Cool [Parker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cool have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cool
      • Cool [Parker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Allison
      • Estimated population for 2018: 184 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cool

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 ...

Communities in Texas

About Hood County

About Texas

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 Hood County: www.co.hood.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Hood, 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 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: 32.5404, Longitude: -97.9625       In this case, the coordinates for Allison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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