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Welcome to Allen ...

Allen is located in Harrison County<1>.

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

Allen is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Allen lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Allen is within the boundaries of the (712) area code.

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, California, Colorado (3), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, 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.

  • Missouri Valley [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Missouri Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Missouri Valley
    • Missouri Valley [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,615 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Missouri Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Missouri Valley<5>
  • Logan [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
    • Logan [Harrison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,418 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<5>
  • Woodbine [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbine
    • Woodbine [Harrison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,385 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodbine<5>
  • Dunlap [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunlap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunlap
    • Dunlap [Harrison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunlap
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunlap<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dow City [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dow City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dow City
      • Dow City [Crawford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 497 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dow City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dow City<5>
    • Mondamin [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mondamin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mondamin
      • Mondamin [Harrison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 374 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mondamin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mondamin<5>
    • Ute [Monona County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ute have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ute
      • Ute [Monona County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 339 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ute
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ute<5>
    • Modale [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Modale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Modale
      • Modale [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 264 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Modale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Modale<5>
    • Pisgah [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pisgah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pisgah
      • Pisgah [Harrison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 240 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisgah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pisgah<5>
    • Panama [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Panama have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panama
      • Panama [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panama
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Panama<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 ...

Find a Community within Iowa

About Harrison County

About Iowa

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 Harrison County: www.harrisoncountyia.org/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Harrison, 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 41.8050, Longitude: -95.8186       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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