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Welcome to Allen ...
The city of Allen is located in Collin County.
The location of Allen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Allen has a population of 100,685 people<2> (see below for details).
Allen is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Allen lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area Codes for Allen: (214), (469)<4> & (972)
The ZIP codes for Allen: 75002, 75013<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Allen had a population of 84,246 people (or 10.77% of the total population of Collin County). This makes Allen the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Allen represents 0.34% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 84,246 people, the population of Allen increased 93.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 43,554 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Allen had an population of 100,685 people. This is an increase of 19.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 131.17% 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 and not the distance if you drove.<6>.
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, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, 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.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Allen:
Websites 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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Allen: www.cityofallen.org/
The official website for Collin County: www.co.collin.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019