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Welcome to Allen ...

Allen is located in Oconee County<1>.

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

Allen is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Allen is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).

Communities Also Named Allen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Allen: This one is located in Oconee County and the other is located in Decatur County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 41 communities that are also named Allen - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado (3), Florida, 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.

  • Athens [Clarke County]
  • Chamberlin [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamberlin
    • Chamberlin [Clarke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,307 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamberlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlin
  • Dry Pond [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Pond
    • Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
  • Auburn [Barrow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn [Barrow County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cumberland [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
      • Cumberland [Oconee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Nicholasville [Walton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholasville
      • Nicholasville [Walton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,333 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholasville
    • Watkinsville [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watkinsville
      • Watkinsville [Oconee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,936 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watkinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watkinsville<6>
    • Arcade [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcade
      • Arcade [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,972 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcade
    • Spartan Lane [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spartan Lane
      • Spartan Lane [Oconee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,230 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spartan Lane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spartan Lane
    • Marshall Estates [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshall Estates
      • Marshall Estates [Oconee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshall Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshall Estates

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 ...

Communities in Georgia

About Oconee County

About Georgia

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 Oconee County: www.oconeecounty.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Oconee, 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>Of the area codes for Allen, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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- 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: 33.9457, Longitude: -83.5438       In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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