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Welcome to Lower Allen ...

Lower Allen is located in Cumberland County<1>.

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

Lower Allen is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lower Allen is located in the (717) area code.

Communities near Lower Allen ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
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    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Lower Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,322 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Lower Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,213 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<5>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
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    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Lower Allen
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Lower Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,623 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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      • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Lower Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,017 people
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    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
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      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Lower Allen
      • 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.
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    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
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      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Lower Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,957 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<5>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
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      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Lower Allen
      • 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.
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    • Penbrook [Dauphin County]
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      • Penbrook [Dauphin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Lower Allen
      • 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.
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    • Manchester [York County]
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      • Manchester [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Lower Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,766 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<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 Lower Allen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lower Allen.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lower Allen ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Cumberland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lower Allen. 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 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 Lower Allen - 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- Lower 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 Lower Allen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lower AllenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lower Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2265, Longitude: -76.9005       In this case, the coordinates for Lower 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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