Allentown is on Farm Road 843 eight miles north of Lufkin in northwestern Angelina County. In the 1930s the settlement had a store, a church, and a number of houses. After World War II many residents left the area, but in the early 1990s the church and a store still remained.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

Belongs to

Allentown is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Allentown is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Allen's Gin]
  • (Modisett)


Latitude: 31.44328000
Longitude: -94.78292900

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009