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Welcome to Allisonia ...

Allisonia is located in Pulaski County<1>.

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

Allisonia is 1,890 feet [576 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Allisonia is located in the (540) area code.

Communities near Allisonia ...

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

  • Radford [Radford City]
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    • Radford [Radford City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Allisonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Radford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Radford<5>
  • Pulaski [Pulaski County]
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    • Pulaski [Pulaski County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Allisonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,657 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pulaski have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pulaski<5>
  • Wytheville [Wythe County]
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    • Wytheville [Wythe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Allisonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,879 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wytheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wytheville<5>
  • Hillsville [Carroll County]
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    • Hillsville [Carroll County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Allisonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,686 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dublin [Pulaski County]
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      • Dublin [Pulaski County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Allisonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,578 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dublin<5>
    • Mack Creek Village [Pulaski County]
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      • Mack Creek Village [Pulaski County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Allisonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mack Creek Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mack Creek Village
    • Sylvatus [Carroll County]
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      • Sylvatus [Carroll County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Allisonia
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    • Shorts Creek [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shorts Creek
      • Shorts Creek [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Allisonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shorts Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Star [Carroll County]
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      • Star [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Allisonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star
    • Dugspur [Carroll County]

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 Allisonia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allisonia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allisonia. 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 Allisonia.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allisonia. See our Newspapers Page for Allisonia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allisonia ...

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

Adding Allisonia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Allisonia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Allisonia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Allisonia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Allisonia on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Pulaski County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pulaski County: www.pulaskicounty.org/

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 Pulaski, 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 Allisonia - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allisonia) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allisonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9393, Longitude: -80.7362       In this case, the coordinates for Allisonia 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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