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Allen, Oklahoma

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The location of Allen

Welcome to Allen ...

The town of Allen is primarily located in Hughes County (at the time of its founding, Allen was located in Indian Territory). A portion of Allen extends into Pontotoc County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Allen has a population of 930 people<2> (see below for details).

Allen is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Allen had a population of 932 people (or 6.66% of the total population of Hughes County). This makes Allen the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Allen represents 0.02% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 233rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 932 people, the population of Allen decreased 2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 951 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Allen had an population of 930 people. This is a decrease of 0.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 from Allen and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2018
Ada   [Map]   17,269   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Byng   [Map]   1,196   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Calvin   [Map]   276   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Francis   [Map]   318   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Holdenville   [Map]   5,547   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Spaulding   [Map]   172   N   9 miles [14.5 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 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, North Carolina, 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.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also 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:

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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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.

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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.

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<2>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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<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' 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: 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: 34.8777, Longitude: -96.4131     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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