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Allen's Creek, Virginia
(Amherst County)

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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Allen's Creek, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Allen's Creek and the surrounding area.

  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Amherst County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Amherst County

Communities Also Named Allen's Creek ...

We have found three communities that share the name Allen's Creek.

There is one other community in Virginia which is also named Allen's Creek.

Beyond Virginia, we know of another two communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Virginia ...
    • Nelson County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Allen's Creek [Nelson County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Indiana
      • Monroe County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Allen's Creek [Monroe County].
    • Tennessee
      • Lewis County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Allen's Creek [Lewis County].

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Amherst County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Amherst County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Allen's Creek could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.






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