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Allen's Creek, Virginia
Welcome to Allen's Creek ...
Although we found mention of Allen's Creek during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Allen's Creek was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Allen's Creek was located in Amherst County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Allen's Creek to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Allen's Creek - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Allen's Creek, please Contact Us.
A typical abbreviation for Allen's Creek: Allens Crk. (or less commonly used: Allens Ck. or Allens Cr.)
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Allen's Creek might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Allen's Creek would be found within the (434) area code.
Adding Allen's Creek to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
That's the case with Allen's Creek: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Allen's Creek on a Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Allen's Creek on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Allen's Creek ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Allen's Creek: This one is located in Amherst County and the other is located in Nelson County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 3 communities that are also named Allen's Creek - they are located in Indiana and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Allen's Creek.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Amherst County: www.countyofamherst.com/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021