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Allison, Texas
(Hood County)

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The location of Allison

Welcome to Allison ...

Allison is located in Hood County.

The location of Allison has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Allison is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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 from Allison and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Annetta South   [Map]   550   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brazos Bend   [Map]   339   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cool   [Map]   180   N   18 miles [29 km]
Cresson   [Map]   875   E   18 miles [29 km]
DeCordova   [Map]   2,911   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Granbury   [Map]   9,923   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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.

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:

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.

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.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allison.

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