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Allentown, Arizona

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Welcome to Allentown ...

Allentown is located in Apache County<1>.

When the people of Allentown refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Allentonian<2>

Allentown is 6,140 feet [1,871 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Allentown is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Allentown lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Note: While Allentown is in the Mountain Standard Time Zone and does not observe daylight saving time, the area just to the west is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and does..

Allentown is within the boundaries of the (928) area code.

Communities Also Named Allentown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Allentown - they are located in Connecticut (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New York (2), Ohio (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Allentown ...

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

  • Lupton [Apache County]
  • Pine Springs [Apache County]
  • Sanders [Apache County]
  • Oak Springs [Apache County]
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    • Oak Springs [Apache County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Allentown
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    • Chambers [Apache County]
    • Hunters Point [Apache County]
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      • Hunters Point [Apache County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Allentown
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    • Wide Ruins [Apache County]
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      • Wide Ruins [Apache County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Allentown
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    • Defiance [McKinley County]
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      • Defiance [McKinley County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Allentown
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    • Vanderwagen [McKinley County]
    • Zuni Pueblo [McKinley County]
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      • Zuni Pueblo [McKinley County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southeast of Allentown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zuni Pueblo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Allentown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allentown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allentown ...

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

Adding Allentown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Allentown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Allentown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Allentown on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Apache, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Allentown refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Allentown may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allentown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allentown) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Allentown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AllentownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allentown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2914, Longitude: -109.1589    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






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