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(McKean County)

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Welcome to Allen ...

Allen is located in McKean County<1>.

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

Allen is 2,200 feet [671 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Allen is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Allen lies within the (814) area code.

Websites for Allen ...

Official Website: www.allentownship.org/

Communities Also Named Allen ...

While we believe that this Allen is located in McKean County, we know of another 2 Pennsylvania communities named Allen. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cumberland and Susquehanna County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, 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, Oklahoma, 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.

  • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olean
    • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2018: 13,597 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olean
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olean<5>
  • Bradford [McKean County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradford
    • Bradford [McKean County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,280 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradford<5>
  • Allegany [Cattaraugus County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allegany
    • Allegany [Cattaraugus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,597 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allegany
  • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portville
    • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Allen
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,551 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kane [McKean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kane
      • Kane [McKean County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kane
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kane<5>
    • Port Allegany [McKean County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Allegany
      • Port Allegany [McKean County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,017 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allegany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allegany<5>
    • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olean have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olean
      • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,895 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olean
    • Allegany [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allegany
      • Allegany [Cattaraugus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,717 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allegany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allegany<5>
    • Genesee [Allegany County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genesee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genesee
      • Genesee [Allegany County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,608 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genesee
    • Smethport [McKean County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smethport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smethport
      • Smethport [McKean County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Allen
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,543 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smethport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smethport<5>

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 ...

Find a Community in Pennsylvania

About McKean County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Allen: www.allentownship.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including McKean, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allen - 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 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, 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 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: 41.8828, Longitude: -78.5731       In this case, the coordinates for Allen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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