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Welcome to Allen Junction ...

Allen Junction is located in Wyoming County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Allen Junction: Allen Jct. (or less commonly used: Allen Jctn.)

Allen Junction is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Allen Junction: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Allen Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Allen Junction - they are located in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Allen Junction ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
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    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Allen Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<6>
  • Welch [McDowell County]
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    • Welch [McDowell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Allen Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,644 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<6>
  • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Allen Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
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  • Sophia [Raleigh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sophia
    • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Allen Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oceana [Wyoming County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Allen Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,204 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<6>
    • Gary [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary
      • Gary [McDowell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Allen Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 788 people
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    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineville
      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Allen Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 574 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<6>
    • Pocahontas [Tazewell County]
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      • Pocahontas [Tazewell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Allen Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
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    • Davy [McDowell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davy
      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Allen Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
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    • Bramwell [Mercer County]
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      • Bramwell [Mercer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Allen Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bramwell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bramwell<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allen Junction ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Wyoming, 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 Allen Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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- Allen Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5893, Longitude: -81.3507       In this case, the coordinates for Allen Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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