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Allen, California

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Welcome to Allen ...

Allen is located in Amador County<1>.

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

Allen is 8,110 feet [2,472 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Allen is about 1½ mile [or ~2½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Allen lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Allen: (209)

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, Colorado (3), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (4), Montana (2), Nebraska, 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.

Communities near Allen ...

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

  • Kirkwood [Alpine County]
  • Bear Valley [Alpine County]
  • Lake Alpine [Alpine County]
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    • Lake Alpine [Alpine County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Allen
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  • Strawberry [El Dorado County]
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    • Big Meadow [Calaveras County]
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      • Big Meadow [Calaveras County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Allen
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    • Phillips [El Dorado County]
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      • Phillips [El Dorado County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Allen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillips have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Twin Bridges [El Dorado County]
    • Kyburz [El Dorado County]
    • Echo Lake [El Dorado County]
    • Sorensens [Alpine County]
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      • Sorensens [Alpine County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Allen
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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 Allen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allen.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Allen.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allen. See our Newspapers 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 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, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Allen.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Amador County

About California

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 Amador County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Amador, 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 - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Allen) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6171, Longitude: -120.1107       In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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