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Welcome to Allentown ...

Allentown is located in Saratoga County.

The location of Allentown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Allentown refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Allentonian<2>

Allentown is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Allentown is within the boundaries of the (518) area code.

Communities Also Named Allentown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Allentown: This one is located in Saratoga County and the other is located in Allegany County.

Beyond New York, there are 22 communities that are also named Allentown - they are located in Arizona, Connecticut (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, Ohio (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Allentown.

Communities near Allentown ...

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

  • Saratoga Springs [Saratoga County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saratoga Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saratoga Springs
    • Saratoga Springs [Saratoga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Allentown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saratoga Springs
  • Queensbury [Warren County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queensbury have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queensbury
    • Queensbury [Warren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Allentown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queensbury
  • Milton [Saratoga County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton [Saratoga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Allentown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
  • Wilton [Saratoga County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilton
    • Wilton [Saratoga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Allentown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moreau [Saratoga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moreau have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moreau
      • Moreau [Saratoga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east of Allentown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moreau
    • Glens Falls [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glens Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glens Falls
      • Glens Falls [Warren County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east of Allentown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glens Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glens Falls
    • Greenfield [Saratoga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Saratoga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Allentown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Hudson Falls [Washington County]
    • Corinth [Saratoga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corinth have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinth
      • Corinth [Saratoga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast of Allentown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth
    • Broadalbin [Fulton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broadalbin have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broadalbin
      • Broadalbin [Fulton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest of Allentown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broadalbin

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 Allentown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allentown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allentown. 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 Allentown.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allentown. See our Newspapers Page for Allentown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allentown ...

Looking for more information about Allentown? 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.

Looking for more information about Allentown? 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 Allentown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Allentown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Saratoga County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Allentown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Saratoga County: www.co.saratoga.ny.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Allentown refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Allentown may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allentown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Allentown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allentown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3251, Longitude: -73.9548       In this case, the coordinates for Allentown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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