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

The community of Fort Wayne is the Seat for Allen County.

Allen County was founded December 12, 1823.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Allen had a population of 353,888 people. This is an increase of 6.64% since the last Census (which gave a population of 331,849 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Allen represented 5.46% of the total population of Indiana, making it the state's 3rd most populous county (out of 92 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010355,329+7.08%+0.41% since 2009
2009353,888+6.64%+0.78% since 2008
2008351,148+5.82%+0.52% since 2007
2000331,849The Last Census

More information can be found on the Allen County Census Page for Allen County.


Below are some of the communities located in Allen County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Allen County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Fort Wayne   255,890205,72724.38% increase  
New Haven   13,81212,40611.33% increase  
Leo-Cedarville   2,9492,7826% increase  
Huntertown   2,3691,77133.77% increase  
Woodburn   1,6521,5794.62% increase  

Websites for Allen County

Official Website:   www.co.allen.in.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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