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Welcome to Allen ...

The village of Allen is located in Dixon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Allen has a population of 349 people<3> (see below for details).

Allen is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Allen lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Allen: (402) & (531)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Allen had an population of 349 people. This is a decrease of 7.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Allen had a population of 377 people (which is 6.28% of the total population of Dixon County). This makes Allen the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Allen represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 230th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 377 people, the population of Allen decreased 8.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 411 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Allen.

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), 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.

Communities near Allen ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Allen.

  • Wayne [Wayne County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayne
    • Wayne [Wayne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wayne<7>
  • North Sioux City [Union County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Sioux City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Sioux City
    • North Sioux City [Union County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,928 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Sioux City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Sioux City<7>
  • Wakefield [Dixon County]
  • Laurel [Cedar County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ponca [Dixon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponca
      • Ponca [Dixon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ponca<7>
    • Emerson [Dakota County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emerson
      • Emerson [Dakota County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emerson<7>
    • Homer [Dakota County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homer
      • Homer [Dakota County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 521 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homer<7>
    • Jefferson [Union County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Union County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 511 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<7>
    • Coleridge [Cedar County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coleridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coleridge
      • Coleridge [Cedar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 450 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coleridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coleridge<7>
    • Newcastle [Dixon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newcastle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newcastle
      • Newcastle [Dixon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newcastle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newcastle<7>

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Allen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Allen.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Dixon County

About Nebraska

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 Dixon County: www.co.dixon.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Dixon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allen.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Allen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Allen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4144, Longitude: -96.8432       In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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