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Welcome to Allegan ...
The location of Allegan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Allegan has a population of 5,019 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Allegan.
Allegan is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Allegan lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Allegan: (269)
The ZIP code for Allegan: 49010<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Allegan had an population of 5,019 people. This is an increase of 0.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.74% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Allegan had a population of 4,998 people. This makes Allegan the county's most populous community.
The population of Allegan represents 0.05% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 148th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,998 people, the population of Allegan increased 3.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,838 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Allegan.
Communities Also Named Allegan ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Allegan - they are located in Arkansas and Kansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Allegan.
Communities near Allegan ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Allegan.
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 Allegan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allegan.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allegan. 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 Allegan.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allegan. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Allegan.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allegan ...
Looking for more information about Allegan? 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 Allegan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Allegan.
Adding Allegan to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Allegan 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 Allegan was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Allegan on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Michigan (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Allegan on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Allegan. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Allegan County: www.allegancounty.org/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022