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Welcome to Allen ...

The city of Allen is located in Lyon County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Allen has a population of 174 people<2> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Allen: Named for Allen McKee.

Allen is 1,320 feet [402 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 (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Allen: 66833<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Allen had an population of 174 people. This is a decrease of 1.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Allen had a population of 177 people. This makes Allen the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 177 people, the population of Allen decreased 16.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 211 people).

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

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, Iowa, 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.

  • Emporia [Lyon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emporia have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emporia
    • Emporia [Lyon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Allen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emporia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporia
  • Osage City [Osage County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osage City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osage City
    • Osage City [Osage County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Allen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osage City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osage City
  • Council Grove [Morris County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Council Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Council Grove
    • Council Grove [Morris County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the west of Allen
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Council Grove
  • Burlingame [Osage County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burlingame have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlingame
    • Burlingame [Osage County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Allen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlingame
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlingame
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Americus [Lyon County]
    • Eskridge [Wabaunsee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eskridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eskridge
      • Eskridge [Wabaunsee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eskridge
    • Harveyville [Wabaunsee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harveyville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harveyville
      • Harveyville [Wabaunsee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harveyville
    • Reading [Lyon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reading have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reading
      • Reading [Lyon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading
    • Bushong [Lyon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bushong have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bushong
      • Bushong [Lyon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bushong
    • Dunlap [Morris County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunlap have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunlap
      • Dunlap [Morris County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Allen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunlap

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. Our list includes 7 papers. 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.

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.

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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 Lyon County: www.lyoncounty.org/

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allen.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Allen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Allen or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Allen) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Allen. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Allen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6551, Longitude: -96.1696       In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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