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Welcome to Allens Creek ...

Allens Creek is located in Nelson County<1>.

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

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.<3>.

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

Allens Creek is located in the (434) area code.

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.

Communities near Allens Creek ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Allens Creek.

  • Lynchburg [Lynchburg City]
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    • Lynchburg [Lynchburg City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Allens Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 82,168 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynchburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynchburg<5>
  • Amherst [Amherst County]
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    • Amherst [Amherst County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Allens Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,180 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amherst<5>
  • Appomattox [Appomattox County]
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    • Appomattox [Appomattox County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Allens Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,794 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Appomattox<5>
  • Beckham [Appomattox County]
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    • Beckham [Appomattox County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Allens Creek
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Colleen [Nelson County]
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      • Colleen [Nelson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Allens Creek
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    • Sweet Briar Station [Amherst County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Briar Station
      • Sweet Briar Station [Amherst County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Allens Creek
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    • Monitor [Amherst County]
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      • Monitor [Amherst County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Allens Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monitor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monitor
    • Shipman [Nelson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shipman
      • Shipman [Nelson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Allens Creek
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    • Spout Spring [Appomattox County]
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      • Spout Spring [Appomattox County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Allens Creek
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    • Toga [Buckingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toga
      • Toga [Buckingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Allens Creek
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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 Allens Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allens Creek.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Allens Creek.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allens Creek. See our Newspapers 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.

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 ...

The Communities of 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: www.nelsoncounty.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Nelson, 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 Allens Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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       In this case, the coordinates for Allens Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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