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Welcome to Allendale ...

Allendale is located in Solano County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Allendale, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1876.

Allendale is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Allendale is located in the (707) area code.

Communities Also Named Allendale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two California communities named Allendale: This one is located in Solano County and the other is located in Alameda County.

Beyond California, there are 39 communities that are also named Allendale - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (3), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Allendale ...

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

  • Fairfield
  • Vacaville
  • Davis
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davis
    • Davis lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Allendale.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 68,805 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<4>
  • Woodland
  • Suisun City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suisun City
    • Suisun City lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Allendale.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,305 people
    • Suisun City has also been known as:
    • Suisun
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suisun City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Suisun City<4>
  • Dixon
  • Winters
  • Leisure Town
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leisure Town
    • Leisure Town lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Allendale.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leisure Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leisure Town
  • Elmira
  • Cannon ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannon
    • Cannon was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Allendale.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Allendale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allendale.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allendale ...

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

Adding Allendale to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Allendale was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Allendale post office opened in 1876.

We also found Allendale in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Allendale.

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

The official website for Solano County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Solano, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allendale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allendale) 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 Allendale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AllendaleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allendale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4443, Longitude: -121.9425    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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