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Welcome to Allen ...

Allen is located in Garfield County<1>.

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

Allen is 6,130 feet [1,868 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Allen is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Allen lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Allen is located in the (970) area code.

Communities Also Named Allen ...

While we believe that this Allen is located in Garfield County, we know of another 2 Colorado communities named Allen. Those communities are located in the following counties: Eagle and Gunnison County.

Beyond Colorado, there are 41 communities that are also named Allen - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, 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.

  • Glenwood Springs [Garfield County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood Springs
    • Glenwood Springs [Garfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,930 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood Springs<5>
  • Gypsum [Eagle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gypsum
    • Gypsum [Eagle County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,375 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gypsum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gypsum<5>
  • Eagle [Eagle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle
    • Eagle [Eagle County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,986 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle<5>
  • Carbondale [Garfield County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale [Garfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,898 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Basalt [Eagle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Basalt
      • Basalt [Eagle County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,157 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Basalt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Basalt<5>
    • El Jebel [Eagle County]
    • Chacra [Garfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chacra
      • Chacra [Garfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chacra
    • New Castle [Garfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Castle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
      • New Castle [Garfield County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the west of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,203 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<5>
    • Snowmass [Pitkin County]
    • Burns [Eagle County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burns have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burns
      • Burns [Eagle County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burns
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burns<5>

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 ...

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About Garfield County

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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 Garfield County: www.garfield-county.com/

The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Colorado's counties, including Garfield, 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 'point-to-point' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6108, Longitude: -107.1434       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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