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Welcome to Allen ...

Allen is located in Skagit County<1>.

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

Allen is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Allen lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Allen: (360)

Adding Allen to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Allen in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Allen was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Allen on our Genealogy Page.

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, Texas, Utah, Virginia, 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.

  • Bellingham [Whatcom County]
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    • Bellingham [Whatcom County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 93,955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellingham<5>
  • Mount Vernon [Skagit County]
  • Oak Harbor [Island County]
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    • Oak Harbor [Island County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,643 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Harbor<5>
  • Anacortes [Skagit County]
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    • Anacortes [Skagit County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Allen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anacortes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anacortes<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sedro-Woolley [Skagit County]
    • Burlington [Skagit County]
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      • Burlington [Skagit County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,543 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<5>
    • Stanwood [Snohomish County]
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      • Stanwood [Snohomish County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,571 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanwood<5>
    • La Conner [Skagit County]
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      • La Conner [Skagit County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Conner<5>
    • Lyman [Skagit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Skagit County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 475 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<5>
    • Hamilton [Skagit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton
      • Hamilton [Skagit County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Allen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 310 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<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.

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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 Skagit County: www.skagitcounty.net/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Skagit, 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' 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.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5165, Longitude: -122.3771       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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