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Allens Creek, Virginia
(Nelson County)

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The location of Allens Creek

Welcome to Allens Creek ...

Allens Creek is located in Nelson County.

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

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.

Allens Creek is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Allens Creek lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Allens Creek: (434)

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 from Allens Creek and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Amherst   [Map]   2,199   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Appomattox   [Map]   1,778   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Axtell   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Beckham   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Concord   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lavino Village   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 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 two Virginia communities named Allens Creek: This one is located in Nelson County and the other is located in Amherst County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 3 communities that are also named Allens Creek - they are located in Indiana and Tennessee.

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:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allens Creek ...

Looking for more information about Allens Creek? 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 Allens Creek? 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 Allens Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Allens Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Nelson County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Allens Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Nelson County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

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 Allens Creek - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 37.5468, Longitude: -78.8686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allens Creek 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 Allens Creek.

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