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Welcome to Allen ...

The Town of Allen is located in Allegany County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Allen has a population of 432 people<3> (see below for details).

Allen is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Allen had an population of 432 people. This is a decrease of 3.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Allen had a population of 448 people. This makes Allen the county's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 448 people, the population of Allen decreased 3.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 462 people).

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

Communities near Allen ...

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

  • Hornell [Steuben County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hornell
    • Hornell [Steuben County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Allen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,349 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hornell
  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsville
    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Allen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 6,974 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
  • Alfred [Allegany County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alfred
    • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Allen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,013 people
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  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsville
    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Allen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,399 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alfred [Allegany County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alfred
      • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,008 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alfred
    • Hornellsville [Steuben County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hornellsville
      • Hornellsville [Steuben County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,991 people
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    • Cuba [Allegany County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
      • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,100 people
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    • Nunda [Livingston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nunda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nunda
      • Nunda [Livingston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,910 people
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    • Castile [Wyoming County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castile have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castile
      • Castile [Wyoming County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,796 people
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    • Freedom [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freedom have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freedom
      • Freedom [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Allen
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,299 people
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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New York

About Allegany County

About New York

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 Allegany County: www.alleganyco.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Allegany, 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>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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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: 42.3862, Longitude: -78.0161       In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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