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Welcome to Allerton ...

The city of Allerton is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Allerton has a population of 506 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Allerton.

Allerton is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Allerton is within the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Allerton: 50008<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Allerton had an population of 506 people. This is an increase of 1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Allerton had a population of 501 people (which is 7.82% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Allerton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Allerton represents 0.02% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 457th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 501 people, the population of Allerton decreased 10.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 559 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Allerton.

Adding Allerton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Allerton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Allerton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Allerton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Allerton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Allerton - they are located in Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico and New York.

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

Communities near Allerton ...

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

  • Corydon [Wayne County]
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    • Corydon [Wayne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Allerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corydon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corydon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corydon<7>
  • Seymour [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seymour
    • Seymour [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Allerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 699 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seymour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seymour
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seymour<7>
  • Humeston [Wayne County]
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    • Humeston [Wayne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Allerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humeston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Humeston<7>
  • Mercer [Mercer County]
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    • Mercer [Mercer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Allerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercer<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lineville [Wayne County]
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      • Lineville [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Allerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 217 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lineville
    • Garden Grove [Decatur County]
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      • Garden Grove [Decatur County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Allerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden Grove
    • Derby [Lucas County]
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      • Derby [Lucas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Allerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derby
    • Promise City [Wayne County]
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      • Promise City [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Allerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Promise City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Promise City
    • Lucerne [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucerne
      • Lucerne [Putnam County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Allerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucerne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucerne
    • Clio [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clio
      • Clio [Wayne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Allerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 73 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clio

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allerton ...

Looking for more information about Allerton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Allerton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Allerton.

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

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 Wayne, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allerton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allerton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Allerton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Allerton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Allerton) 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 Allerton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AllertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allerton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7077, Longitude: -93.3689       In this case, the coordinates for Allerton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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