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The location of Allendale













Welcome to Allendale ...

Allendale is located in Ottawa County.

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

Allendale is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Allendale lies within the (616) area code.

The ZIP code for Allendale: 49401<3>

Communities near Allendale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Allendale and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
East Grand Rapids   [Map]   11,731   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grand Haven   [Map]   10,905   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Grand Rapids   [Map]   198,829   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grandville   [Map]   15,970   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Holland   [Map]   33,366   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hudsonville   [Map]   7,323   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Allendale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Michigan communities named Allendale: This one is located in Ottawa County and the other is located in Clare County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 39 communities that are also named Allendale - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (3), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Allendale. 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 Allendale. 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 Allendale.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Allendale:

Websites for Allendale ...

Official Website: www.allendale-twp.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allendale ...

Looking for more information about Allendale? 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 Allendale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Allendale.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Michigan

About Ottawa County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Allendale: www.allendale-twp.org/

The official website for Ottawa County: www.co.ottawa.mi.us/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allendale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (such as Allendale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Allendale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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- Allendale) 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 Allendale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Allendale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allendale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9722, Longitude: -85.9537     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allendale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allendale.

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