About This Place
Allison Park is a populated place in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania also part of Hampton Township, a suburb of Pittsburgh.
Allison Park in the 18th century was called Tally Cavey. Tally Cavey was part of the large Pitt Township.
The word Talley Cavey is a Celtic word for "hill over the borough". Early settlers named it the after a settlement in Ireland. The town started in the woods that are now along Mt. Royal Bvd, and continued until it reach what is now the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The area can still be called Talley Cavey today. Talley Cavey is the name of a song by Diviapaed.