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Welcome to Allison ...

Allison is located in Pierce County<1>.

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

Allison is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Allison lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Allison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Allison - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Mexico (2), North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas (3) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Allison.

Communities near Allison ...

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

  • Tacoma [Pierce County]
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    • Tacoma [Pierce County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Allison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 217,827 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tacoma<5>
  • Kent [King County]
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    • Kent [King County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Allison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 132,319 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<5>
  • Federal Way [King County]
  • Auburn [King County]
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    • Auburn [King County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Allison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 81,464 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lakewood [Pierce County]
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      • Lakewood [Pierce County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Allison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61,037 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<5>
    • Puyallup [Pierce County]
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      • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Allison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 42,361 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup<5>
    • University Place [Pierce County]
    • Des Moines [King County]
    • Bonney Lake [Pierce County]
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      • Bonney Lake [Pierce County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Allison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,148 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonney Lake<5>
    • Edgewood [Pierce County]
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      • Edgewood [Pierce County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Allison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,053 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allison ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Washington

About Pierce County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Pierce, 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 Allison - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Allison) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1404, Longitude: -122.3957       In this case, the coordinates for Allison 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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