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Allerton, Iowa

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Welcome to Allerton ...

The city of Allerton is located in Wayne County.

The location of Allerton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Allerton has a population of 507 people<2> (see below for details).

Allerton is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Allerton is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Allerton: 50008<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Allerton had a population of 501 people (or 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 (with a count of 559 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Allerton had an population of 507 people. This is an increase of 1.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Allerton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Allerton and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Clio   [Map]   74   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Corydon   [Map]   1,607   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Derby   [Map]   111   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Garden Grove   [Map]   201   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Humeston   [Map]   500   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lineville   [Map]   219   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Allerton.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allerton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allerton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allerton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allerton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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).

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<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 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Allerton

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allerton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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