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Welcome to Allendale ...

Allendale is located in Cumberland County<1>.

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

Allendale is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Allendale: (717)

Communities Also Named Allendale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Allendale: This one is located in Cumberland County and the other is located in Cambria County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 39 communities that are also named Allendale - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (3), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Allendale ...

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

  • Harrisburg
  • York
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Allendale.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,907 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<5>
  • Carlisle
  • Elizabethtown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Allendale.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Middletown
  • Mechanicsburg
  • Palmyra
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmyra
    • Palmyra lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Allendale.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,528 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<5>
  • Hummelstown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hummelstown
    • Hummelstown lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Allendale.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,814 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hummelstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hummelstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown<5>
  • West York
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West York
    • West York lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Allendale.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,602 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<5>
  • Penbrook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penbrook
    • Penbrook lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Allendale.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,976 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penbrook

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allendale ...

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

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

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 Cumberland, 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 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 Allendale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Allendale) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allendale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2240, Longitude: -76.8903       In this case, the coordinates for Allendale 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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