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Welcome to Allen ...

So far, we have found very little information about Allen. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Allen to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Allen, please Contact Us.




Allen would have been located within present day Garfield County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Allen is 2,630 feet [802 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Allen is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Allen was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Allen still existed, it would have been in the (406) area code.

Communities near Allen ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Allen and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Angela   [Map]   ---   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Brockway   [Map]   ---   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Brusett   [Map]   ---   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Circle   [Map]   619   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Cohagen   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jordan   [Map]   399   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Allen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Montana communities named Allen: This one is located in Garfield County and the other is located in Cascade County.

Beyond Montana, there are 41 communities that are also named Allen - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado (3), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (4), 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allen. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allen.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Allen no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
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 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

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The official website for State of Montana: mt.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Allen, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Allen. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Allen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0722, Longitude: -106.4850     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allen.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Allen.