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Welcome to Allen ...

Allen is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

Allen is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Allen: (704) & (980)<3>

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, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (4), Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, 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.

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<5>
  • Concord [Cabarrus County]
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    • Concord [Cabarrus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,500 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<5>
  • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County]
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    • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,007 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kannapolis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kannapolis<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Indian Trail [Union County]
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      • Indian Trail [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,040 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Trail have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Trail<5>
    • Monroe [Union County]
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      • Monroe [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,668 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<5>
    • Matthews [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Matthews [Mecklenburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,718 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matthews<5>
    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mint Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<5>
    • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County]
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      • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,852 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
    • Stallings [Union County]
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      • Stallings [Union County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stallings have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stallings
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stallings<5>

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. 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.

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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About Mecklenburg County

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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 Mecklenburg County: www.charmeck.org

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Mecklenburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 AllenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2258, Longitude: -80.6138    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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