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Welcome to Allen ...

The town of Allen is primarily located in Hughes County<1> (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).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Allen has a population of 926 people<3> (see below for details).

Allen is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Allen had an population of 926 people. This is a decrease of 0.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Allen had a population of 932 people (which is 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).

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), 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.

Communities near Allen ...

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

  • Ada [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ada
    • Ada [Pontotoc County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ada<6>
  • Holdenville [Hughes County]
  • Wewoka [Seminole County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wewoka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wewoka
    • Wewoka [Seminole County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,224 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wewoka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wewoka<6>
  • Byng [Pontotoc County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byng have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byng
    • Byng [Pontotoc County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,198 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byng
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stonewall [Pontotoc County]
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      • Stonewall [Pontotoc County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 521 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stonewall<6>
    • Francis [Pontotoc County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Francis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Francis
      • Francis [Pontotoc County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 320 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Francis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Francis<6>
    • Tupelo [Coal County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tupelo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
      • Tupelo [Coal County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 303 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<6>
    • Calvin [Hughes County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calvin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calvin
      • Calvin [Hughes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 275 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calvin<6>
    • Spaulding [Hughes County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spaulding have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spaulding
      • Spaulding [Hughes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 173 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spaulding
    • Stuart [Hughes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stuart
      • Stuart [Hughes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 166 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<6>

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oklahoma

About Hughes County

About Oklahoma

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 State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oklahoma's counties, including Hughes, 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 'point-to-point' 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, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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