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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.

The location of Allen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Allen is 2,630 feet [802 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude 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

Allen would have been located in the (406) area code.

Communities near Allen ...

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 Allen and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
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]   623   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Cohagen   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hillside   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allen. If available, we provide a satellite 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:

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The official website for State of Montana: https://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 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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<3>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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<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 from Point A (ie- Allen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen. The point we use 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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<5>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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