Allison is an unincorporated community in northeastern Wheeler County, Texas, United States, at the junction of Texas Farm roads 1046 and 277. Founded in 1929 as a stop for the Panhandle and Santa Fe Railway, the town was named for the general manager of the railroad, R. H. Allison. The Lone Star Townsite Company laid out the town. The town reached its height in population in 1941, just before the country entered World War II, at 200. It had a population of approximately 135 in 2000.
During the 1970s Allison and the surrounding area benefited from the natural gas and oil development in the Panhandle-Hugoton field, the largest-volume gas field in the United States, and the world’s largest known source of helium. Between 1973 and 1993 the field produced over eight trillion cubic feet (230,000,000 m³) of gas.
For years, the Allison Independent School District served the community's students. In 2003, however, the district merged with the neighboring Fort Elliott Consolidated Independent School District.
The elevation for Allison is 2,605 feet (794 m), and its coordinates are Coordinates: .
According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Allison has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps. Allison is in the eastern Texas Panhandle which is in the western portions of Tornado Alley. A violent mile-wide tornado, F4 on the Fujita Scale, narrowly missed the town during the tornado outbreak of June 8, 1995.    The Allison tornado was documented by science teams associated with the first of two VORTEX_projects.  
- Climate Summary for Allison, Texas
- Allison, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online
- "Allison, Texas". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
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