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Welcome to Allen ...

The village of Allen is located in Dixon County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Allen has a population of 362 people<1> (see below for details).

Allen is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Allen lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Allen: (402) & (531)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Allen had a population of 377 people (which is 6.28% of the total population of Dixon County). This makes Allen the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Allen represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 230th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 377 people, the population of Allen decreased 8.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 411 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Allen had an population of 362 people. This is a decrease of 3.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.92% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Allen.

Communities near Allen ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Coleridge   [Map]   462   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Emerson   [Map]   804   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Homer   [Map]   532   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Laurel   [Map]   950   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Newcastle   [Map]   326   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ponca   [Map]   937   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Allen.

Communities Also Named Allen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Allen - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado (3), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (4), Montana (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allen. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allen. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allen.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Allen:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allen ...

Looking for more information about Allen? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Allen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Allen.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Allen. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Dixon County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dixon County: www.co.dixon.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allen.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Allen.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Allen. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Allen) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Allen. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Allen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4144, Longitude: -96.8432     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Allen.



 
 
 

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