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Welcome to Allentown ...

Allentown is located in Litchfield County<1>.

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

When the people of Allentown refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Allentonian<3>

Allentown is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Allentown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Allentown: (860)

Communities Also Named Allentown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Connecticut communities named Allentown: This one is located in Litchfield County and the other is located in Hartford County.

Beyond Connecticut, there are 22 communities that are also named Allentown - they are located in Arizona, 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.

  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Allentown
    • Estimated population for 2018: 122,587 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Allentown
    • Estimated population for 2018: 122,587 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Allentown
    • Estimated population for 2018: 108,093 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Allentown
    • Estimated population for 2018: 108,093 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Britain [Hartford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
      • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Allentown
      • Estimated population for 2018: 72,453 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
      • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Allentown
      • Estimated population for 2018: 72,453 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • West Hartford [Hartford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hartford
      • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Allentown
      • Estimated population for 2018: 62,939 people
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    • Hamden [New Haven County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamden
      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Allentown
      • Estimated population for 2018: 60,940 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamden
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Allentown
      • Estimated population for 2018: 60,032 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Allentown
      • Estimated population for 2018: 60,032 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol

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.

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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.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Litchfield, 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>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allentown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Allentown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allentown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6490, Longitude: -72.9904       In this case, the coordinates for Allentown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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